If you haven’t gotten around to updating your Snapchat yet -- or you’re a very mature adult who doesn’t use Snapchat -- they recently added new filters that can make a rainbow come out of your mouth or make you cry big, fake tears or, as Kylie Jenner demonstrates below, turn you into a monster:
So fun, right!
Not for these children! Not for these wee, innocent, naïve children of parents who think it’s hilarious to use the new filters to scare them:
But honestly, that “Mu-mmy!” gets us every time.
Their adorable, non-Snap-savvy brains just can’t comprehend what’s going on:
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GET IT OFF ME.
Reaction to these videos is understandably mixed, with some thinking it’s absolutely awful parenting and others who believe it’s just a bit of harmless fun:
I can't wait to scare some kids with the new snap chat filters— claud (@ClaudiaRemers) September 24, 2015
I hate when parents scare their children with the snapchat updates and worse again record it. How cruel— Ailbhe Rose (@ailbhemurphy97) September 23, 2015
this new snapchat update is great to scare kids... I can't wait till my brother gets home— . (@childishxbreezy) September 16, 2015
So, you're using Snapchat updates to scare your kids. You must be one proud parent you 👍🏻— Dean Hindley (@Black_Shadow95) September 22, 2015
I think these parents who scare their kids with the snapchat update are cruel af but I laugh at every one— Sean Young (@seantyoung) September 22, 2015
If it makes you feel better, kids are using the filters to scare their parents too:
Now, watch Scream Queen Lea Michele get scared half to death on Ellen: