Yesterday it was announced that Facebook buys a company Masquerade Technologies — Belarusian developers app MSQRD. The transaction amount was not disclosed. The head of the social network mark Zuckerberg did not fail to boast of the acquisition, and has published on his page a short video with the announcement of this event.
The app will continue to exist until Facebook will integrate its technology into its interface. The founders MSQRD Eugene Neugene, Sergei Gonchar and Eugene Zatepyakin will go to work in the London office of a social network and will implement new features for the service.
On the video, the head of Facebook tried virtual Iron man helmet, created MSQRD. Zuckerberg noted with a smile that breaks away from the programming process in order to greet the team MSQRD in Facebook. And then went back to work, closing the helmet of a virtual stroke of the head.
MSQRD app allows you to impose on persons in the viewfinder camera live filters in real-time. It is designed for mobile gadgets running iOS and is available in the App store. According to the developers, at the moment the app is the most popular “in a dozen countries.”
February 28, 2016 in Facebook appeared unofficial information that the application developers MSQRD buys Apple at $117 million on 1 March it became clear that this news is fake.
MSQRD showed a broadcast of his late night talk show American TV presenter Jimmy Kimmel. Using a smartphone with an installed app Kimmel tried on virtual masks — including actor Leonardo DiCaprio, rap artist Snoop Dogg, the comic book character the Joker and monkeys. Assistant master Guillermo Rodriguez portrayed himself in the display of the gadget in the image of U.S. President Barack Obama.