Facebook created a set of 7 augmented reality (AR) filters on the Spark AR Studio app on the occasion of FOX’s first broadcast of Smackdown.
October 4 will be a very important day for WWE in particular and the followers of American entertainment wrestling in general as it battles the 20th anniversary of the WWE Smackdown’s “hit” program. More notably, this event will be the first professional wrestler show that has been broadcast on FOX’s channel since 1993. In the past, FOX has also broadcast RAW, Smackdown and Hall of Famers. and Legends.
To mark this memorable milestone, FOX Sports Television teamed up with Facebook to create an additional set of 7 augmented reality (AR) filters on the Spark AR Studio app. Accordingly, users of Facebook and Instagram can put their faces on the wrestlers in the WWE video, enjoy themselves performing the tricks and gestures of the characters as people fly through the ring. by The Undertaker or the flattering look of Charlotte Flair in a lovely robe.
Spark AR Studio is about to have another 7 filters on the occasion of FOX airing Smackdown.
Appearing on Facebook since 2017, Spark AR Studio has just appeared on Instagram in August this year. Up to now, several revealed characters will appear in these 7 filters including The Undertaker, Triple H, Randy Orton and Charlotte Flair. The identity of other wrestlers will be announced in the coming days. Meanwhile, FOX Sports is also testing the above filters before officially releasing them on social networking platforms.
Smackdown was the first broadcast program in WWE in 1999, Smackdown is the second most “WWE” program in the US, second only to Monday Night Raw. SmackDown even broadcasts more numbers than the most famous shows in “Flag of the United States” such as The Simpsons, the Gunsmoke, Lassie or Monday Night Football.
Over the past 20 years, SmackDown has been the launch pad for many wrestlers, even helping them promote their names in other fields such as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, John Cena, Triple H, ” Stone Cold ”Steve Austin and The Bella Twins.