Facebook Avatar has gone beyond being an introduced feature to the Facebook platform. It is now a very powerful trend at this very moment. Facebook users all over the world just want to have an avatar of themselves. No one just wants to be left out of all the fun. Everyone is eager to see what a cartoon image of them will look like and I am sure you reading this article is also excited about it.
In this article, you are going to be enlightened on what the Facebook Avatar feature actually is about.
Facebook Avatar and It’s Use
Before telling you about the use of avatars on Facebook, let me help you understand what Facebook Avatars are. These avatars on Facebook are cartoon images which can be created from a section on the Facebook platform called “Facebook Avatar Maker”. This section contains so many details to help any user create a perfect cartoon image of themselves. It’s one thing to create a cartoon image, and another for it to look like you. In this area, Facebook did an excellent job of ensuring that no matter what you look like, you will find the details to help you create your lookalike avatar.
When creating your avatar, you are allowed to choose from a wild variety of parts to help you achieve perfection. Below is a list you get to make choices from:
- Hair color
- Face shape
- Hair length
- Eye color
- Eyebrow length
- Body shape
- Nose shape
- Skin tone
- Accessories to be added to your outfit
Yes, there are still a couple of them.
Use of Facebook Avatar
Aside from the fun of creating cartoon images that look just like you and the fun of sharing them, the Facebook Avatar feature has even greater importance. Even till this very moment, we make use of emoji and stickers as expressive figures that aid in communicating our emotions. This isn’t different from Facebook Avatar. In fact, it’s even more detailed and you get to create it yourself. So, to cut the long story short, the general use of avatars on Facebook is “Communication”. You can use your avatar in areas on Facebook where texts can be used. Below is a list of areas where avatars can be used on Facebook:
- Comments sections
- Profile picture
After creating your avatar, you can use it even on other social media platforms and messenger apps.
Countries Where Facebook Avatar Has Been Launched
At this time, not all countries have this feature on Facebook. The truth is, only a few countries are enjoying creating their avatars at the moment. So, if you don’t have it yet, I advise you to take a chill till it is launched in your country. The reason I have to say this is, I have discovered that a huge number of persons complaining about not being able to create their avatars do not have the feature in their countries. See the list of countries that already have this feature:
- The United States
- New Zealand
Facebook Avatar Update
To access Facebook avatar if you are in any of the above-mentioned countries, I advise you to ensure you are making use of the latest version of the Facebook app either on your Android or iOS device. Meaning you need to visit your Google Playstore or Apple App Store to get your Facebook mobile app updated. Not having the latest version of the FB app is another reason people are complaining about not seeing the avatar maker on Facebook.
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For people who think there is a separate app for Facebook Avatar, you got it all wrong. This isn’t a stand-alone app like Messenger which you can download from your app stores.
How to Find the Facebook Avatar Section
To find the Facebook Avatar Creator section, kindly follow the steps below:
• Launch your Facebook App
• Locate the hamburger icon having three horizontally stacked lines (It is at the top right corner for Android and the bottom right corner for iOS)
• Click on the icon
• Scroll down to See More and click on it
• Click on Avatars which is the link that takes you into the avatar maker
Once you are done creating your avatar, you will see it with your stickers.