This New Face Manipulation Software Will Make Your Selfies Better

​No, you're not that good looking

Though we might not like to admit it, the photo editing softwares available on our iPhones have some very technical wizardry on them - and a lot of the time, they're responsible for making our selfies look a whole lot better. 

So good news for all of us dirty stinking liars, because Princeton University has now developed software that manipulates the angle and distance of a subject, getting rid of that close-up mugshot issue we face with selfies.

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The technology works by turning a human head into a 3D model with 70 reference points. The software, using a technique developed at Carnegie Mellon University, can manipulate the image into its most flattering form. Adobe are involved in the development, which likely means it will be part of Photoshop soon. 

Could this change the giveaway cringe nature of the selfie by making it look like a normal photo? More importantly, does this mean the Snapchat dog filter will finally be old news?