The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Gradient describes itself as “the next big thing in the mobile photo editing world,” and it is named after its founders Vladislav Orazov and Bogdan Matviv, whom the website describes as “artificial intelligence and machine learning hobbyists”.
Other features in the app allow users to test which celebs they look like, what animal they look like, and transform themselves into selfies. The app is also promoting a feature called “Ethnicity Estimate,” which aims to use artificial intelligence to analyze someone’s image and account for their ancestors.
“Simply upload your photo, and our highly accurate algorithm will analyze your facial features and tell your ethnic background,” the website says.