Snapchat Chronicles

How Your Favorite Filters Work


Ever wonder how your favorite filters work on Snapchat? Well, that, friends, is a little something called augmented reality and it’s the reason you can rock your favorite flower crowns so beautifully or fascinate kids with the uncanny ability to turn them into puppies or bunnies in 0.5 seconds.

Want to dive deeper into how augmented reality works on Snapchat (and now, technically on Instagram and Facebook, too)? Vox did the legwork.

Check it out here or hit the play button above.

Top image via Giphy