Snapchat's latest AR filters turn the floor into lava
The filters build on the effects from Lenses like Baby and Time Machine. Yes, you’ll probably only use them sparingly — say, to portray a place as a literal hellscape. They do show how advanced phone-based augmented reality has become, though. They also give Snapchat something else it can lord over Instagram, at least until its social media rival decides to counter the feature.