A former Facebook executive and Princeton dropout built an app that lets you impersonate Donald Trump

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  • A new app called “Impersonate the Don” lets you impersonate President Donald Trump using a cartoon avatar.
  • The app costs $2 and is only available on iOS.
  • The app was made by Josh Miller, a Princeton dropout who joined Facebook at the age of 22 when the company acquired his application called Branch.

If Alec Baldwin’s impersonation of President Trump on SNL isn’t enough, you can now be Donald Trump using an app.

The app is called “Impersonate the Don,” and it was created by entrepreneur Josh Miller, whose startup Branch was acquired by Facebook in 2014.

“Impersonate the Don” is a side project Miller built over a weekend with a few friends using augmented-reality technology, which lets you see virtual objects in the real world (kind of like Snapchat’s popular Lenses feature).

“We thought it would be a fun way to learn more about the power and constraints of AR Kit, and hopefully give people a good laugh,” Miller told Business Insider.

Miller was notoriously critical of Facebook prior to joining the company, and it looks that same attitude and playfulness is on full display in the “Impersonate the Don” app.

The app is now available on iOS. Here’s a preview of what the app looks like:


The app is all about letting you impersonate President Donald Trump.

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The app mimics your facial movements using the cartoon Donald Trump avatar.

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You can share your recordings with friends or tweet them out.

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