Cat Filter Goof Leaves Pakistanis Scratching Their Whiskers

The ruling party's social media team wrote it had determined "human error" by a hardworking volunteer caused the mistake.

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — It was a mistake that had some people in Pakistan scratching their whiskers. A regional minister was giving a briefing that was livestreamed on social media last week when viewers noticed the officials had unexpected feline features. The cat filter, a social media feature applying drawn images onto people’s faces, was on. Social media was quick to pounce on the image. In a statement posted on Twitter, the ruling party’s social…

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