Made In Korea Thursday: Pitu Face Filter App Trend By K-Pop Idols
K-Pop idols created a booming trend among netizens with the new face filter app called Pitu!
Pitu is a face warping and photo editing mobile application that was first created in China. Although the app was created in China, the app’s awareness saw a great boom when the K-Pop idols brought it over to their Korean fans. And of course, the Korean fans went head over crazy with it!
Check out the face filter app that’s all the rage among Koreans right at this moment in time!
I’m in love! What if I told you that you can look as gorgeous as the most beautiful princess of the Joseon era?
The big Pitu boom started when our favorite K-Pop stars began uploading these beautiful photos that were face filters photoshopped into unique drawings. So we had to look into it. What was it exactly?
With the K-Pop idols’ first posts, netizens began hopping onto the app trend. They’d post their own photoshopped photos, and some fans even took photos of celebrities to warp into these beautiful drawings!
(Top Left: Suzy, Top Right: Song HyeGyo, Bottom Left: Park ShinHye, Bottom Right: Nam JooHyuk)
So, what was it exactly?
The app is called Pitu! Pitu was first created for Chinese audiences, but soon spread into the Korean trend-masters. The photo editing and filter app is available on both Android and iOS for all to try!
When you first download the app, you see the options to edit your photos, add makeup to your photos, make a collage, photo shop your face into a drawing (Crazy Ex-Face), pretty up your photos, create a cutout poster, or reflect back on your childhood.
Pitu isn’t just to beautiful your selfies. It features a variety of filters and editing tools to help your dull picture come to life. From personal experience, their night enhancement tool is absolutely God-sent!
Get snapping away to get yourself right onto the K-Pop idol-inspired Pitu trend!