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MyHeritage - Deep Nostalgia™ goes viral

Press Release: March 04, 2021


In just four days, MyHeritage Deep Nostalgia™ AI-powered tool has gone global with an impressive 4 million images being animated of loved ones in a bid to recreate nostalgic and heartfelt memories. 


Using Deep Nostalgia™, a groundbreaking tool that utilises deepfake technology to animate the faces in photographs of ancestors, users are able to create a short video animating lifelike expressions. 


Since the announcement, the AI-powered tool has gone viral with many people uploading old images of famous people and loved ones and sharing the results across all social media platforms. You can also check out the viral hashtag - #DeepNostalgia on Twitter/Instagram/Tiktok to see more animations.


Taking things to the next level, MyHeritage has also utilised their 13 billion historical records including US yearbooks to animate videos of some of our favourite on-screen icons including James Dean Jim Henson and Patrick Swayze, you can access the full gallery here.


Anyone can use the animated photo service for free by heading over to MyHeritage and signing up. There are wider packages available to allow for more photo uploads. If you already have a MyHeritage membership, you will have unlimited access to Deep Nostalgia™. 


You can take part by uploading your photos via the MyHeritage website here to try it out for yourself. 


If you would like to cover the story or hear more about the technology please get in touch. 


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