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'Face match' makes Google Arts & Culture most downloaded free app on US App Store

'Face match' makes Google Arts & Culture most downloaded free app on US App Store

Nikkei report also claimed that users in China could find the Google Maps app, but if they tried to use features such as navigation, they were redirected to an app from AutoNavi, which is a mapping service owned by China's Alibaba Group Holding.

The museum selfie match feature of Google app has gone viral soon after the feature was released. added the museum selfie match feature to the Arts & Culture app, and it took the feature no time to go viral on both Android and iOS.

Predictably, many have been using the Google app to find art historical doppelgangers for their favorite celebrities, from Jared Leto to Jennifer Lopez - sometimes with a little Photoshop trickery. But no, right now it's an app no-one would ever have predicted: Google Arts & Culture.

Once you're in the app, scroll down until you see this section, "Is your portrait in a museum?" Once done, it will display the four best matched options to choose from. Some people expressed skepticism over the privacy of the facial information users have been sending to Google. After that, the database and pattern recognition software will scan your face and look for similar portraits.

"Take a selfie and discover if your portrait is in a museum".

Google Arts & Culture is a free download from the App Store. In many cases, the old-timey people in the paintings resemble them uncannily, but, other than in rare cases, that's not the case at all with Google's app.

American actress and activist Alyssa Milano tweeted: 'I mean, this google app that matches your face to a piece of fine art. Google has made the museum selfie match feature available in only the U.S. officially, but that has, predictably, not stopped users from accessing it in other countries.

The app is only available in some parts of the United States, which luckily includes us here in San Diego.

Google has tried to re-enter the China market, where its main search platform is blocked along with its popular video platform YouTube, limiting its access to China's internet users.

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