This week, you may have noticed that you have been on social media. Why did you notice that everyone is hysterically crying? Yes, the internet did not only stream Phoebe Bridgers or rewatch Greyas Anatomy. These are,thankfully, social mediaas latest viral trend.
The crying filter on TikTok has gone particularly viral, but the lens itself is from Snapchat. It''s worth the multi-step process of recording on Snapchat, downloading your footage, and posting it all over your favourite platforms for your followers to see your teary-eyed S/O share a sip of their scold.
If you''re ready to figure out why everyone from mothers on Motheras Day to the Kardashians on the Met Gala carpet is sporting long faces, hereas everything you need to know about the crying filter trend. (And how to make your own crying filter video a no onion cutting required.)
What Is The Crying Filter Trend?
According to Snapchat, the appas acryinga lens made its debut on the app on May 6 but it didn''t take long for Snapchat users to engage with the filter more than one billion times a day and transition the lens to Instagram and TikTok. Nearly overnight, the hottest new look on social media became an extremely equivalent result.
Interneters have used the crying lens in several ways, including by touching non-specting friends and relatives. aWhatas wrong?a the camera person will ask the subject, who is completely mystified. Confused laughs have rendered some of the best results a as they appear to be an even more intense cry for help with the filter.
One technique of the trend is demand for a bite of their food or a glass of their wine. When the subject encounters a frown, it becomes the most hilarious, passive-aggressive encounter in history. aDo you want the chip back? A one child responds to a teary-eyed person after asking for a bite of their food.
Even the happiest moments may be transformed into a hilariously heart-wrenching scene, as demonstrated by viral snaps of partiers crying in the club.
While not on the internet, the crying trend slowed to a new level when the Kardashians got involved. TikToker Ray Swift showed the Kardashians on the Met Gala red carpet wearing a pouty outfit, including Kendall and an extra-emo. Kylie even shared the TikTok on Instagram, officially consolidating the frown as the top 2022hottest beauty accessory.
How To Use Snapchat, Instagram, TikTok, and Other Instagram-Crying Filter
If you have encountered the crying filter on TikTok or on friendsa Instagram stories, you might have encountered it before making your own crying filter TikTok. This is because the lens from Snapchat is available. Head to your Snapchat app, and click the smiley icon to the left of the record button at the bottom of the screen. If you don''t see the crying lens, then tap aExplorea in the bottom right. This may be done by typing in aCrying.a.
Next, tap your camera at an unsuspecting friend or on your own face. (If the filter isnat working, tap your subject to focus the camera on their face.) You may then post your video directly to your Snapchat story, send it to friends, or download it to other applications using the save button.
When you and your friends cry laughing while rewatching the results on loop, you should be prepared for some actual waterworks.