Entertainment

What’s TikTok’s “Hot or Not” Composite Image Trend?

A popular trend on TikTok sees people using an “attractive face scale” along with the viral shapeshifting filter to find out if they’re “hot or not” — here’s everything you need to know.

Many of TikTok’s most popular trends are based on the physical appearance of participants, and often involve using one of the app’s many filters to alter your appearance.

The “shapeshifting” filter is one such effect that people have been using for the past year to find out who they look most like. Most of these trends involve using a sheet full of faces of people from a specific TV show or specific types of dolls, and then letting the filter decide who you most resemble.

One version of this trend was the “Hot or Not” challenge, which was particularly popular in 2021.

Click here if TikTok is not loading

@mali.nalli (ib:@aa_aa___ ) #shapeshift #hot or not ♬ Night & Day – Children’s Ink

Using data from the Hot or Not website, where people rank others based on an attractiveness scale, Flickr user Pierre Tourigny created multi-morph composites of images from the site to find the average face of each review.

Attractive face scale
He’s put these together into one image, and that’s the image people use to decide if they’re “hot or not,” with the face the filter blends them with supposedly being the one they’re on are most similar.

How to make the “Hot or Not” TikTok trend

To do this trend, or any variation of it, you must first save an image of multiple faces to your device’s camera roll.

Once you have that, do the following:

  1. Open minded tick tock
  2. Go to ‘Discovery’ Tab.
  3. Type in the search bar ‘Shapeshift.’
  4. From the search results, press the pink record button next to the filter, then ‘Try this effect.’
  5. Select the image you have saved on your film reel.
  6. Press the record buttonand the filter should blend your face with one of the faces in the picture.

While many claim the app will transform you into how you look the most, it’s not particularly accurate, so keep that in mind if you’re participating in any of these trends.


If you want to learn more about what challenges you can complete on TikTok, you can check out our guides here:

How to Use TikTok Viral Rotoscope Filter | What is the “reading rainbow” trend on TikTok? | How to Get Shrek In The Sky Filter on TikTok | How to Get Pony Filter on TikTok | How to Get Anime Filter on TikTok

https://www.dexerto.com/entertainment/what-is-tiktoks-hot-or-not-composite-images-trend-1806596/ What’s TikTok’s “Hot or Not” Composite Image Trend?

Emma Bowman

USTimeToday is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – admin@ustimetoday.com. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Related Articles

Back to top button