Snapchat’s Pokemon Filter Makes People Pikachus




A new filters has been added to Snapchat, albeit temporarily. Those who use the chat program will now be able to make themselves look like Pikachu. Between August 14-16, 2017, the Pokemon will be available.


When the Pikachu Snapchat filter is applied, Pikachu’s ears, nose, and cheeks will appear on your face. Should you open your mouth, Pikachu will appear and perform an attack, complete with sound. The official Twitter announcement shows the animation in action.

Snapchat is available for Android and Apple iOS devices.

Jenni Lada
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