A psychologist explains why everyone is obsessed with a new viral app

first_imgTo learn about these effects, Business Insider spoke with William Chopik, social-personality psychologist and professor at Michigan State University, who said that the filter may be good for coming to terms with old age, but, like other social media, it might appeal to users’ vanity. If you’ve ever wanted to find out how you’ll look in, say, 40 years, you can do it on a controversial app that’s going viral, FaceApp. …center_img “People are naturally drawn to know more about themselves,” Chopik told Business Insider. “Life is really uncertain, so any type of feedback that helps us predict what the future is like is useful.” Read the whole story: Business Insiderlast_img

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