Avatars for Facebook are the social network’s take on Bitmojis. Avatars are the Facebook answer to Bitmoji. Facebook now allows you to create custom-made cartoon characters called Avatars.
With so many emotions and self-expression to choose from, avatars allow you to react and engage more truly with family and friends for more fun online using the app
The feature is currently available in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Canada, India, and lately across sub-Saharan Africa.
With Facebook Avatars, you can create an avatar for your Facebook profile pictures that enables you to modify your image as a cartoon-style character and share on your timeline.
You can customize your avatar with a variety of hairstyles, faces, and outfits. It allows people to create a new persona to share across social media in a more personal, light-hearted way.
Furthermore, Avatars enable you to share a series of emotions and expressions via a digital persona that’s uniquely representative of you.
Or, you could embrace the madness of 2020 and create an avatar that’s so different from what you look like in the real world.
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How to Use Avatars for Facebook
The new Avatars for the Facebook feature have made it possible for users to create and share their cartoonish personality with others.
They can use these characters while commenting on posts, inside of Facebook stories, profile picture, and Messenger chat windows.
Apart from this, Avatars for Facebook can also be shared on Instagram, Snapchat, WhatsApp chat, and Twitter. It is almost comparable to Bitmoji or Apple’s Memoji.
You can use your customized large-size emoticon Avatars for Facebook stickers for chats on the web across the social network platform.
The Avatar reaction stickers work in the Messenger app. Simply click on the Emoji button in the chat bar, then tap on the stickers menu and swipe right to access your Avatar stickers, and you’ll have a whole load of them to use to your heart’s content.
Once you have created it in your Facebook app, you will be able to use your avatar for Facebook on your laptop, desktop, iPad, or other tablets. Can’t wait to get started? Then, let’s go:
How to Create Avatars for Facebook
1. Login or set up a Facebook account
Firstly, log in to your Facebook account via the Android or iOS app. If you don’t have the app, you can easily download from the Google Play Store or Apple’s App Store.
2. Open the Facebook app menu
You have to either tap on the three lines that represent the menu options in the Facebook app or swipe right a few times to access the menu option.
3. Select ‘Avatars’
Once you are in the app menu, you’ll be directed to a suite of alternatives. Click the ‘see more’ button, and you’ll see an ‘Avatars’ option. Click on it
4. Start creating your Avatars for Facebook
The route to creating your Facebook Avatar is a simple case of following the on-screen instructions.
Firstly, start with your avatar’s skin tone, and then will move onto hairstyle selection.
Afterwards you’ll then be able to choose your eye color, eyebrows shape, face shape, facial hair, and other attributes that define one’s face.
You can also choose if you want your avatar to put on lipstick or glasses.
Once you’re done with creating your avatars head and face, you now have the option to choose your body shape and clothing style.
Lastly, you will select some form of headwear if you want
Once you’re done, click next and your avatar will be ready for use. It’s that simple, isn’t it?
Q: Can’t See Facebook Avatars?
A: Make sure you’ve updated your app to the latest version.
Also, maybe Avatars has not been rolled out to your country or account yet, so sit tight and be patient for the update to arrive.