And just like that, people forgot about the area 51 memes once Faceapp released an HD version of their old age filter. In a matter of hours, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and every other platform was overrun by new profile pics of a 40+ years older version of themselves.
The Faceapp Old Age Filter meme spiked heavily in mid July 2019. However, there were security concerns about the fact that Faceapp has legal ownership over every selfie uploaded to their servers. Outstanding move!