While most of the online world seemed to welcome Instagram’s recent policy changes — which included removing visible post likes and any augmented reality filters which resembled plastic surgery — not everyone was happy. In the Spark AR community, an online network of young filter creators and artists, in fact, the changes which were supposed to promote well-being amongst users were already having a negative effect.

Because when it came to actual application of the guidelines, Instagram, while removing filters which depicted lip-fillers, rhinoplasty and botox, was also taking down filters which had nothing to do with plastic surgery at all.