Remember when smileys were a thing? We do, too. But did anybody ever consider that it would pave the way for Animoji Karaoke? We didn’t, and we bet Apple didn’t expect this either.
Right now, you’re probably thinking, ‘what is Animoji Karaoke’? First, you need to understand what an Animoji is for. An Animoji basically acts an ‘animated emoji’, but even more than that, it exemplifies the iPhone X’s facial scanning features. You see, an Animoji re-enacts the facial movements of virtually anyone, provided they can be detected by the device. See where this is going? Originally, one would assume that Apple conceived Animojis to act as customizable emojis. But obviously, as is the nature of the internet, it begins to grow into so much more.
Animoji Karaoke takes the concept of the Animoji and forcefully mixes it up with something like dubsmash, or a Snapchat filter. Since the application detects facial movements, by extension, it detects lip movements. Now, videos like
are beginning to proliferate the internet.
It’s only a matter of time until this becomes an official craze, especially with the spread of iPhone X releases over the span of the coming days. Ultimately, the best lesson we gain from this phenomenon is that the internet will find a way to entertain themselves with something mundane.