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A collection of the latest U2 news and announcements posted by our staff.

U2's MacPhisto photo filter now available on Facebook

Posted: July 14, 2018
By: Matt McGee

U2 fans, wonder no more how you're going to pass the time in between legs of the Experience + Innocence tour.

The band has made available Bono's MacPhisto photo filter -- the same one he used during "Acrobat" during the North American leg this spring/summer -- as part of Facebook's camera effects. You can access it when taking a photo to post to your account and/or when using Facebook Stories.

Here's how to use the MacPhisto filter: In the Facebook app, begin to post a new photo or Story. Make sure the camera is pointing at your face, selfie-style. Before taking the photo, click the effects icon in the lower left corner and then swipe through the available effects until you find the MacPhisto icon. Tap that and bam! -- you're ready to do some legit "Acrobat" karaoke. Here's a visual that might help find the filter:

U2's MacPhisto filter on Facebook

This is official, by the way; when you tap the MacPhisto icon, a small "By U2" message appears briefly.

As of this typing, the MacPhisto filter is available in Facebook on iOS. We haven't been able to check on Android devices yet. It also doesn't seem to be available yet anywhere inside Instagram, but that could change since Facebook owns Instagram.


U2 release new video for Beck's remix of Love Is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way

Posted: July 12, 2018
By: Fernanda Bottini

The Broken Fingaz Crew created a stop-motion animation for Beck's remix of "Love Is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way."

The Israeli graffiti collective has already worked with U2 on the videos for "American Soul" and "Get Out Of Your Own Way."


Achtoon Baby: (U)2 For The Price Of One

Posted: July 11, 2018
By: Matt McGee

Achtoon Baby: Summer 2018

As the first leg of the Experience + Innocence tour was coming to an end, Kelly Eddington started working on a tour recap that she planned to paint for Achtoon Baby. And then The Blackout hit: She won a Twitter contest and got to see U2 play the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem -- more material! So rather than ignore one or the other, she's combined both ideas into a double album of sorts. And you get to enjoy them both in the latest edition of Achtoon Baby.

(U)2 For The Price Of One


LISTEN: @U2 Podcast #85 - Bono's Used Up His Words for 2018

Posted: July 05, 2018
By: Matt McGee


Sherry Lawrence, Collin Souter, Mason Merritt, and Chris Enns recap U2’s North American leg of Experience + Innocence, the beach house show with Bono and Edge, and other U2 happenings in June.

If you've subscribed to the podcast via iTunes or your favorite RSS reader, you'll get the download automatically. You can also listen on

@U2 Podcast #85 – Bono's Used Up His Words for 2018

We have a couple hashtags you can use to contribute to the podcast going forward:

  • #askatu2 — if you have a response to something you hear on the podcast, or just want to ask a question or suggest future topics
  • #atu2podcast — send a photo of yourself listening to the podcast!

Thanks for listening! You can watch this episode below.


Free: #U2eiTour wallpapers for your smartphone

Posted: April 25, 2018
By: Matt McGee


The Experience + Innocence tour is just a week away, and we have a special gift to help you keep track: free wallpapers for your smartphone!

Below you'll find links to five images with all of the dates and cities that U2 is scheduled to visit on the E+I tour this year. There are two wallpapers for leg one, and three for the second leg. You're welcome to save any/all to your phone and use them as your home/lock screen as the tour progresses.

Links to see/save the wallpaper images are below -- enjoy!

Leg 1: May 2018

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Leg 1: June/July 2018

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Leg 2: August/September 2018

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Leg 2: October 2018

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Leg 2: November 2018

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(Note: We've tested the images on a number of different Apple and Android-based smartphones and are happy with the appearance, but the size of your phone's screen might mean that the fit isn't quite perfect.)


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