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People Can't Stop Trolling These Guys For Saying Snapchat Filters Create A "Facade" For Women

"My boyfriend was so sad when he met me in person and I didn't have the dog filter on."

Posted on June 22, 2017, at 2:57 p.m. ET

Last month, four men from Birmingham, Alabama, who cohost a podcast, tweeted a curious and rhetorical question asking women if they "know these Snapchat filters create a facade on how you really look in person?"

Do women know these Snapchat filters create a facade on how you really look in person ?

They implied that women — who exclusively use Snapchat, apparently — are creating false images of themselves when they take and share selfies using a filter.

The guys from The Barbershop Podcast told BuzzFeed News that 28-year-old Matt was the one who actually authored the tweet.

Well, women immediately and collectively clutched their pearls. Like, "What?! You mean to tell me..."

@BarbershopPod Omg You Mean To Tell Me THIS WHOLE TIME I REALLY DONT HAVE CHEETAH EARS & A BLACK NOSE? No Way😩

@BarbershopPod YOU MEAN IM NOT A DANCING BUNNY????

They had no idea. Many were perplexed by the notion that their filters don't accurately represent what they look like IRL.

My mouth really this big RT @BarbershopPod Do women know these Snapchat filters create a facade on how you really l… https://t.co/J7ufEBWPlA

It compelled a lot of women to apologize. "Sorry I misled you to believe I have cat ears and a pink nose."

@BarbershopPod sorry i misled you to believe i have cat ears and a pink nose

"Sorry to let you down. I don't really have a glowing pink flower headband in real life."

@BarbershopPod Sorry to let you down. I don't really have a glowing pink flower headband in real life 😔!

"Sorry for making people think I'm a chili pepper." :(

@BarbershopPod sorry for making ppl think i m a chili pepper

And it prompted a lot of empathy for men who were hoping to date the exact woman depicted in the snap.

my boyfriend was so sad when he met me in person and i didn't have the dog filter on https://t.co/kyhNhcWkk2

One man finally felt that his voice had been heard. "When you meet shorty for the first time and she don't got fuckin' bunny ears," he responded with angry emojis.

when u meet shorty for the first time & she don't got fuckin bunny ears<<<< 😡😡😡 https://t.co/nmWN5eCyFW

@Donte5O2's tweet went massively viral, and now has almost 49,000 retweets.

BuzzFeed News has reached out to the user so he can expound on this alarming and emotionally tolling trend.

However — in complete honesty — some people really did think Matt's tweet spoke truth. "Most [women] won't even post unless it's with a filter," one person added.

Women are upset at this tweet... but this is fact. It's ok to use filters occasionally, but most won't even post un… https://t.co/nryRZPQaUc

"They think it's sexy to look like a dog or have fake flowers around their head. Baffles me."

@BarbershopPod They think it's sexy to look like a dog or have fake flowers around their head baffles me haha

Some even called it "catfishing."

i like filters. but some chicks are hit af without em it's practically cat fishing. https://t.co/Ok94QzHSdW

Throughout the month, and even through this week, people could not stop giving their input.

Yall really quoting this tweet like the filters don't make ya head slimmer or certain features distorted. They ust… https://t.co/wevHWDs8Gj

"We didn't intend for it to get as much attention as it has," Barbershop boys Matt, Robert, 29, Schuyler, 30, and Chris, 29, told BuzzFeed News. Although they admit they anticipated a bit of backlash.

Gonna be completely shocked if she's not an actual deer. 🦌 https://t.co/fq1SeEhMbM

When asked how they feel about it all now, they responded: "We could've used better wording."

@BarbershopPod Erm... don't know about anyone else but I'm definitely a piece of bread IRL

Though the four men say a lot of the responses have made them laugh out out. "These people are funny," they added.

Do men know their sexts and dirty talk create a facade on how you really suck in bed? https://t.co/PmQhIuFnaP

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