Why Meitu App is popular in the West?

Published: 2017-04-06 14:15:58
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American users photo edited Donald Trump and Hilarry Clinton's photos by using Meitu App, and uploaded onto the social media to showcase the cartoon effect. [Photo: facebook.com]

American users photo-edited Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's photos by using Meitu App, and uploaded onto the social media to showcase the cartoon effect. [Photo: facebook.com]

A popular Chinese photo-editing app named Meitu has burst into popularity in the West, covering social feeds in airbrushed photos with huge, sparkling eyes.

Although Meitu has been around since 2008, it has become an overnight success and was trending in Apple's App Store in March.

Why is it popular in the Western countries?

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