If you are wondering how to get the TikTok celebrity lookalike filter, then this is the perfect guide for you.
TikTok is one of the most popular social media apps in the world, famous for its filters, short videos and viral content. The eyes and mouth filter, Pixar filter and dynamic photo filter are a few of the most popular filters on the app.
The celebrity lookalike filter is the latest addition to the app, and it has been the most sought-after filter so far. While this isn't an entirely original concept (Instagram also has a very popular lookalike filter) it has still gone down a storm with the TikTok user base.
So if you have somehow missed out on this particular craze, we'll explain what it is, how it works, and how you can get in on the action.
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How To Get The Celebrity Lookalike Filter On TikTok
If you haven't tried the lookalike filter yet, then you are missing out on a great feature. Now let's run through how you can access it, and decide whether you look more like Brad Pitt, or a Billy Bear ham slice.
Here is how to enjoy the Shapeshift filter on TikTok:
- Open the TikTok app and sign in
- Type Shapeshift into the search bar
- Select a video that uses the Shapeshift filter
- On the post, tap Shapeshift and then Add to Favourites
- Press the Film button, click on the filter, and select the + button to add a picture of your chosen celebrity/sandwich
- Once you start filming, you will miraculously morph into the person you have selected
You can have a lot of fun using this filter, pranking friends and family. Or, and this is controversial, paying someone a compliment.
It's worth noting that Shapeshift isn't necessarily available in all regions. If this is the case for you, there is a similar effect called Morph, which is the closest alternative option.
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What Is The Celebrity Lookalike Filter?
While the Instagram lookalike filter is designed to find the celebrity you most closely resemble, the TikTok filter works slightly differently. Rather than choosing your lookalike, the filter allows you to choose the celebrity you think you look like or want to look like.
This is because there isn't actually a celebrity lookalike filter specifically. Rather, people are making use of the Shapeshift effect, to appear as though TikTok is revealing their closest match. This has enabled people to inject some humour into this craze. So if you've been looking for a lookalike effect on TikTok and drawing a blank, this could be why.