Warp Speed Worm is an AR filter for Instagram and Messenger and has tenuous connections to 5G at best

AT&T has re-imagined the classic Snake game in a new, interactive, and wholly unnecessary way in an effort to promote the capabilities of its 5G network. Called Warp Speed Worm, it’s an AR effect that can be used on Instagram and Facebook Messenger video calls.

Snake was, of course, the game of choice on your early Nokia phone. Or, depending on your age and general level of apathy toward high school mathematics, you may recognize it as the game you played on your TI-83 graphing calculator while you were supposed to be learning about coefficients. Not that I know anyone who would do that.

In any case, this newest contribution to the great Snake game genre is an AR filter in which the titular worm is controlled by your head movements….

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