Posts tagged with "Daily Mirror UK"

You can now transform your dog into a cartoon character using a new Snapchat filter

August 20, 2020

If you think your pet simply couldn’t be any cuter, try the new cartoon face filter on Snapchat. Suddenly, your “fur-ever friend” will look like a character out of a Disney animated film.

After the filter was discovered by a dog owner named Danielle Sugdenm, she took  took to the Facebook group, Dogspotting Society, to share the news, the UK’s Daily Mirror reports

Sugdenm wrote: “For those that don’t know… Snapchat has a new filter and it basically Disneyfies your dog. YOU ARE WELCOME. Plz post your Disney dawgs here.”

People went wild over her post and it quickly garnered over 9,000 likes and more than 3,000 comments. What’s more, her fellow dog lovers soon began sharing their own photos.

“Aww omg,” replied one user.

Another said: “So I guess I’m getting Snapchat now.”

A third added: “I just woke the baby from laughing so loud.”

The filter seemed to work on most pups – but there were a few users who couldn’t use it on their dogs. In one hilarious instance, the filter was applied only on the end of the dog’s nose. Its owner joked: “He looks just like a prince now from Disney.”

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People are getting fillers and Botox to fix ‘resting bitch face’

October 1, 2019

A surgeon from New York has revealed that many of his patients ask him to make them look more approachable

Most social media fans are familiar with the dear, departed Grumpy Cat—a feline whose unintentionally crabby and contemptuous photos went viral wherever they were posted.

But there’s another, similar term that has been applied to humans since about 2013, when the group, Broken People, uploaded a spoof video entitled “Bitchy Resting Face” (BRF) on the Funny or Die website that depicts male and female “sufferers” of an annoyed-looking blank expression ask for understanding from non-sufferers.

It has since gone on to become a popular Internet meme—and to become more commonly known as Resting Bitch Face (RBF), which describes a person’s relaxed facial expression or angry or disdainful.

Among those celebrities who have been identified as poster boys and girls for Resting Bitch Fitch are Kanye West, Anna Kendrick, and Lisa Marie Presley.

According to a recent report by the UK’s Daily Mirror, some of those accused of having RBF actually embrace the designation (as well as the situation on their faces), because, they say, it wards off unwanted advances from strangers—but others see it as a negative and want to be more approachable.

However, a plastic surgeon recently told the news outlet that many people out there are desperately trying to rid themselves of their RBF by paying for procedures.

Dr, David Shafer, a certified plastic surgeon who practices at Shafer Plastic Surgery & Laser Center in New York  City, claims that this is a “common request” from his patients. Speaking to the New York Post, he said: “This is actually a frequent request from patients. I get several each week. “They may not always use the words ‘resting bitch face’ but if I mention RBF, they say ‘exactly.’

He went on to explain how he would help people achieve a “pleasant resting look”. To “cure” the angry expression, doctors would inject fillers and sometimes Botox in certain areas in order to make the face appear look fuller, softer and happier.

Areas that are focused on include the sides of the mouth, the skin between the eyebrows and underneath the lips. The procedure takes around 10 to 20 minutes and can cost between hundreds and thousands of dollars, depending on the specialist performing the work and the number of injections used.

The more contented look typically lasts for up to two years; then, it’s back to the old condescending countenance.

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