Facebook Avatar Use – FB avatars were recently made available in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Canada, and Africa. The tech giant has now launched out the new feature to one of its largest markets by user accounts, India. With the help of the new feature, Indian Facebook users can make anime characters to represent themselves in chats, similar to Snapchat’s Bitmoji and Apple’s Memoji.
With the new Facebook Avatar feature, users can now create and distribute their cartoonish character with others. They can make use of these characters while commenting on their posts, inside of profile picture, and Messenger chat windows.
Aside from this, users will also be able to share these avatars to third-party apps like Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter. If you wish to create your own Facebook Avatar, below we explain in a few easy steps on how you can create your own avatar and send it to friends.
How To Create Facebook Avatar
These simple steps will be your guide to your Facebook Avatars:
⦁ Create a Facebook account if you don’t have one, but if you do, make sure it is updated to the latest version from the Google Play Store
⦁ Go into the Facebook app and click on the hamburger menu on the top right corner of your page;
⦁ For iOS users, the hamburger menu will be located on the bottom right corner;
⦁ Tap on the Avatars option;
⦁ You will be required to customize your avatar by selecting the hairstyle, face shape, face lines, outfit and more;
⦁ It is a requirement to select a body shape for the avatar;
⦁ When you’ve rounded up with all the customizations, tap the icon that says done located at the top right corner.
The app contains many customizations that you can choose to personalize the avatar to your taste.
How To Make Use Of Facebook Avatar
The avatars on you create on FB can be used in various ways:
To use an Avatar in a comment, you’ll need to click on the smiley face icon in the comment section. There on, you’ll be able to see all the options for your Avatar stickers, which are mixed with your emoji’s.
To share it on your feed or profile picture, you’ll need to go to your Avatar using any of the same methods you can use to create one. Once you’re back on your Avatar, tap on the arrow icon on the top right corner. You’ll see the option at the bottom too, “Share it as a profile picture,” or “Share it on feed.”. You can now choose from three poses for your character, before displaying them on your story or profile pic.
Lastly, you can use it in the FB messenger app. Click on the smiley face icon, which is next to where you type your message in the comment composer, and you’ll see the “use Avatar as stickers” option. From there you can send your Avatar in any of your messenger conversations.