• I make funny animal TikTok filters that have been used over 1 billion times but I haven't made a cent

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    By day, Ilias Pistopoulos is a graphic designer, but by night he creates effects on TikTok using AR, and owns AR company FAM. Courtesy of Ilias Pistopoulos
    I'm a 30-year-old graphic designer and AR artist making filters for TikTok.
    My effects have over one billion views, but I don't get any compensation.
    Effect House is an AR tool used by TikTokers who want to create filters for the video-sharing app.
    This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with 30-year-old Ilias Pistopoulos, a graphic designer in Greece who creates viral filters for various social media platforms. The following...
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