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Nightmare fuel: Snapchat face swap needs to stop

The face-swapping trend reaches new levels of weird now that you can pick any saved image. Snapchat also gets rid of paid replays and becomes the new home for MTV's "Cribs."

Warning: Face swapping with yourself can cause emotional discomfort:

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Watch CNET Update above to bravely explore the newest face-swapping features of Snapchat. It lets you replace your face with any image saved on your phone. (This also makes you realize how much junk is saved in your camera roll.)

The app is also taking away the option of paying $1 for replays. Everyone can replay a message once for free, but only once. It seems that Snapchat wants to focus on making money through advertisements and other content deals. Networks are experimenting with Snapchat to air original content. MTV is bringing back the show "Cribs" to be a weekly show on the app.

This new breed of mobile TV show is also expanding to other apps. Verizon's Go90 streaming video app is launching original content, such as 11-minute-long episodes of a new show called "Relationship Status." But if you like your TV served up in the classic way, you'll soon be able to look up airtimes for shows through Google Search.

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Snapchat's face swap finds new ways to creep us out