Apple takes Animoji to a whole new level of narcissism with Memoji

Apple takes Animoji to a whole new level of narcissism with Memoji
Apple is taking its Animoji set to a whole new level, and we don't mean the new tongue-recognition feature, the cute koala, or the ferocious T-Rex as new entrants. What the company announced has the potential to revolutionize our narcissistic tendencies, and bring them to their logical conclusion - Memoji. 

The way it works is that the TrueDepth camera scans your facial features, leaves only your baby face in the frame, and then let's you accessorize the heck out of yourself, as your creator didn't intend. Add freckles, cut your hair short, put some sunglasses on - it will still be you under the props. 

Needless to say, you can also simply be you, with a near-identical Memoji copy of your current hairdo and face situation. Add your Memoji to the Animoji roster below, and you are good to go, so that people converse with a somewhat cartoonish version of you, and only you unique self.

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18 Comments

1. Hollowmost

Posts: 414; Member since: Oct 10, 2017

That was one creepy cringy a$$ moment ....I'm out

3. NateDiaz

Posts: 1084; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

Nah creepy was what Samsung did and named that s**t ARemoji.

10. gamehead unregistered

I seconded this statement. That bootleg Animoji is hot booty

12. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

Upvoted on my S9+. Holy hell what a useless creepy feature.

2. boucha26

Posts: 50; Member since: Jul 01, 2015

Whooooo thats amazing....

15. darkkjedii

Posts: 30875; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

How is it amazing?

18. Brewski

Posts: 669; Member since: Jun 05, 2012

Because it's Apple, duh. Everything they do is amazing.......

4. midan

Posts: 2595; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

And that's how you do it, these will be instant hit, looks like lot of fun and so well executed, so smooth animation and fun looking characters. Also using these with group FaceTime going to make kids have a lot of fun.

7. BuffaloSouce

Posts: 1251; Member since: May 01, 2017

Maybe fun for a day or two but I doubt it’ll be an instant hit. Plenty of iPhone X out there but have yet to meet anyone who uses the Animoji

16. drunkenjay

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

i will never use animoji outside. kind of embarassing to use it unless your a lil kid.

8. apple-rulz

Posts: 1926; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Heck I’ll have a lot of fun using Animoji, and I’m sadly wayyyyyyy past childhood age.

9. Back_from_beyond

Posts: 1293; Member since: Sep 04, 2015

And like with Animoji most users never use. Just the kids.

5. Hollowmost

Posts: 414; Member since: Oct 10, 2017

" Spending 10 whole minutes on Animoji tells you just how much has really changed in iOS 12 haha " MKBHD

6. cmdacos

Posts: 3957; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Best quote!! All underwhelming for sure.

11. gamehead unregistered

Very nice additions

13. sissy246

Posts: 7027; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

And again they copy Samsungs since Samsung did faces first and not stupid animals. Go a head and say all you want that Apple did it better, doesn't matter who did it better, THEY COPIED, HAHAHA

14. darkkjedii

Posts: 30875; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Pretty sweet feature, hope my Note gets it too. Having it on my X, will be lotsa fun, since my wife has an X as well.

17. yalokiy

Posts: 916; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

So, when apple copied idea from Samsung, there is even no mention of that in the title or article. Typical iPhone arena.

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