The New Apps Taking The Celebrity World By Storm

If you’ve noticed a recent uptake in frighteningly realistic animated memes blowing up your Instagram feed, we have answers—the apps to blame are called MyIdol and EmojMe and they’re taking the celebrity world by storm. Posted by the likes of Miley Cyrus and Lena Dunham, the programs use sophisticated technology to create lifelike 3D avatars engaging in such activities as pole dancing and singing (in Chinese, mind you, in the case of MyIdol). If you’re looking for a serious distraction at work, download both in the App Store and create your own caricatures—and while they load, peruse a few of the best posts we’ve seen so far below.