Groundbreaking New Snapchat Lens Turns The Floor Into Lava

Remember being a kid, you used to jump from one furniture to another pretending the floor is lava or any form of life-endangering substance…

Then in 2017, the floor is lava became a trending social media challenge that was received globally by Millennials and Gen Z - reliving their childhood days.

groundbreaking new snapchat lens turns the floor into lavaPhoto via Snapchat

Now Snapchat introduced a new lens that transforms the ground and turning your world into a lava pit or a serene body of water. 

This Augmented Reality (AR) experience is powered by machine learning models that understand the geometrics and semantics of the world, creating an experience that changes your surroundings. 

How to access lens:

  1. Open Snapchat for iOS or Android.
  2. Tap the camera screen to open the Lens Carousel (Double tap the screen or tap the “switch” button in the upper right hand corner if you need to switch to world-facing view)
  3. Swipe through the Lens Carousel and find “Floor Is Water” and “Floor Is Lava” Lenses
  4. Tap or hold the record button to capture the Snap!

Snapchat powers billions of AR experiences with its average Daily Active Users interacting with augmented reality nearly 30 times daily. 

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat

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