How to get the 2078 Aging filter on TikTok and Instagram

Screenshot from TikTok @charmainecczq

A lot of users are wondering which social media app has the 2078 aging filter – TikTok or Instagram? We are here to help you out.

This is a new trend on social media where users are excited to see how they will look a few years down the line. The filter adds wrinkles, white hair, etc. so that you can see decades’ worth of transformation within seconds. Here’s how to get the exact filter to join the trend.

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i age like red wine #agechallenge @TikTok Singapore

♬ Psycho, Pt. 2 – Russ

How to get the 2078 filter

You can find this filter on TikTok by going to the Effects gallery. You will find the tab section above the Effects options. From ‘Trending’, slide left until you reach the ‘Magic’ tab and click it open.

Keep scrolling until you find a yellow smiley and that’s your filter. If you can’t find it like this then you can always search ‘2078’ in the search bar.

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The filter started the ‘Age Challenge’ and its own hashtag #agechallenge that has 1.9 billion views so far. So each new video is going to receive a lot of clout. Don’t forget to use the hashtag when you upload your attempt. If you want to get creative, go through the best attempts below for inspiration. See how the experts do it.

Best TikTok attempts

Look how realistic the filter is and how it progresses slowly to show the aging process.

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When every bite can be harmful to you….


#agechallenge Ăn xong hộp kem hết xừ thanh xuân … ☠️

♬ Ping Pong (Hardwell Remix) – Armin van Buuren

A lot of users use Ping Pong (Hardwell Remix) by Armin van Burren like this user @stylobin for this challenge and react to the changes in their faces.

What variations will you try in your attempt? Share the link of your video in the comments for better reach!