It basically became an app that matches the photos of users with portraits or artwork that are supposed to have a close or even uncanny resemblance to them.
The face match feature is only available in the USA right now and Google is declining to comment as to an worldwide rollout will be available.
The phenomenon, which will probably dissolve as quickly as it appeared, climbed the ranks and was listed as the top trending app in Apple's App Store Monday morning.
Though the Google Arts & Culture app has been available since 2016, the find-your-art-lookalike feature was released with its latest update in mid-December.
As USA Today reports, Twitter is absolutely blowing up with people posting pictures of themselves and the paintings that they were matched with when using the app.
When I first opened the app, I didn't really know what to do or where to go.
Ryan Giggs named Wales boss
Giggs' first game will be against China at the China Cup , in which they will compete along with Uruguay and the Czech Republic . Giggs replaces Chris Coleman , who left previous year to manage Sunderland after Wales failed to qualify for the World Cup .
Though the viral new feature is restricted to the U.S., it can be accessed through VPNs in other regions as well.
The selfie feature is similar to other apps that use matching technology to find lookalikes.
Users should then scroll down to the section that says "Is your portrait in a museum?".
"Take a selfie and discover if your portrait is in a museum". Tap on Get Started and follow the instructions. The company also says it will not use data from the photo for any other objective, and will only store the photo for the time it takes to search for matches.
Art and apps aren't always mentioned in the same sentence, but that's all changed with the emergence of the new feature. Google has partnered with museums across the world for this app. There are also some app permissions users will need to allow, like access to camera, location and storage. The app is a treasure trove of fine art, with high-resolution images and virtual tours from over 1,200 museums around the world.
Thousands of users posted their results over the weekend-some with more accuracy than others.
Lee County schools also announced that after-school activities and extended day programs have been cancelled today. The district said those dates were reserved for make-up purposes on the 2017-2018 school calendar.
The 60-foot boat was headed to a Sun Cruz Casino boat, located three miles from the coast in global waters for legal gambling. Terrified witnesses watched as people on board a casino boat shuttle jumped into the Gulf waters to escape a fire.
The series has taken home the Emmy, Golden Globe , and Critics' Choice Award for best drama during this year's award season. Each subsequent episode of Handmaid's Tale's 13-episode season will be released on Wednesdays.
Foles and running back Corey Clement mishandled the handoff, and Foles actually pounced on the ball and dived into the end zone. The first was a 12-play, 74-yard drive ending with a 37-yard field goal to make it 12-10 in favor of the Eagles .
But chairman Daniel Levy is aware his wages are well below his market value and are ready offer new terms at £100,000-per-week. Though, Levy has explained that every single player that the club wants to keep hold of will remain at the club.
It would only have been possible to reach a mutual agreement, if an exorbitant additional fee was involved. The Reds will sorely miss Coutinho's creativity and were hoping that Keita could step into his shoes.
This comes after Zuckerberg's announced his decision to change the way Facebook manages people's newsfeed. New changes to Facebook's algorithm could see the social media platform lose a large chunk of change.
Israeli raids into Palestinian towns and villages are near daily occurrence in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Even so, Abbas reaffirmed his commitment to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Kerem Shalom is one the Gaza Strip's few lifelines to the outer world, and the principal entry point for humanitarian aid. Cornricus said that if the tunnel was only to smuggle harmless goods, there was no need for it to go under Kerem Shalom.
U2 pays tribute to Dolores O'Riordan: "Limerick's 'Bel Canto'"
The Cranberries fist arrived on the music scene in 1993 when their debut album Everybody's Doing It, So Why Can't We was released. A friend of The Cranberries singer Dolores ORiordan has said she sounded "full of life" just hours before her sudden demise.
Democratic-Led States Go to Court to Reinstate Net Neutrality
They argued the tougher oversight led to reduced investment in broadband networks - a point net neutrality supporters dispute. The expected wave of litigation against the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules has begun.
Mike Zimmer admits Vikings must clean up 'critical errors'
But the sigh of relief that field goal provided was short-lived. "It's about time" was echoed by several players after the game. If any play comes even close to rivaling Sunday's it might be this one - which was dubbed "The Miracle at the Met".
Zidane comes under fire after Villarreal stuns Real
Ronaldo almost scored from close range just before halftime, but his shot was brilliantly saved by goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo. But Real Madrid just couldn't find a way through, aside from a Gareth Bale goal ruled offside.
A look at media coverage of the U.S. surveillance bill
Jim Himes, D-Conn., blasted Trump's earlier tweet as "truly awesome ", highlighting the disconnect with his own White House team. The FBI and intelligence agencies say being able to query the database is essential to keeping America safe.
Vehicle left dangling from office building in California
Firefighters responded to the scene and extinguished the blaze, then extricated a second person who was trapped inside the sedan. The vehicle was later removed by the Orange County fire officials with the help of Los Angeles County Urban Search & Rescue team.
United States discloses PKK/PYD-led army plan in Syria
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