Facebook is at it again, with its launch of the Facebook avatar 2020 feature. With its constant promise to always give users a swell time on its platform, Facebook keeps making true it’s promising, and one of them is the Facebook avatar rolled out just some weeks back.
The media is agog right now with tons of users already taking up the challenge of using the avatar feature to make their Facebook page more exciting and fulfilling.
You too can take advantage of this feature and take your creative skills a notch higher. Thankfully you have the creative properties to use in making your own avatar creation stand out from amongst the rest.
Facebook Avatar 2020
The avatar feature was rolled out at a time we needed it the most. It came at a time when users were already bored owing to current lock down issues in the world, and it did quite a great job of helping users get engaged to relieve the boredom.
If capitalizing on the boredom was what Facebook was trying to do, we do not know, but all that we do know is that we appreciate the gesture and can’t love it less. More than ever before, users now have a more personalized way of relating with their friends on the page and bringing their emotions alive. We really do have Facebook to thank for that.
If you are still confused about this avatar and what it means, as well as how you can create one, read on to get more details.
Facebook Avatar 2020 – What Does it Mean?
Crafted as a cartoon character, Facebook avatar has been launched by Facebook to help users create a lookalike image of themselves in a bid to help them have something that represents them in their comments and conversations.
After users have created their own avatar character, they can use same in their comments, on Messenger and even as their profile picture. Users can also customize their avatar using the facial accessories provided by Facebook to create an image that matches with their facial appearance.
Now you are not subjected to just one look, thus you can edit your avatar character any time you want to give it another look, by clicking on the pencil icon.
Do I Need an Avatar App?
You don’t need to download a separate avatar app in order to access the feature. The avatar feature, is part of your normal Facebook page, made possible by the Facebook official app. From your page, you can access the feature as long as you have an upgraded Facebook app.
If your app is not up-to-date, simply navigate to the Google Play Store or App Store to get an updated version downloaded and installed on your device in minutes. With an updated app, you can access the avatar feature right from your Facebook page.
How to Create My Facebook Avatar
Now, this is the part that most users find confusing, and because of this, I will be taking you through a step-by-step detailed guide on how to create your own avatar.
- Tap on and open the Facebook official app
- Sign into your account
- Look for and click on the menu icon
- Then click on ‘See More’
- Scroll to and click on ‘Avatars’
- Choose ‘Next’ and tick on the ‘Get Started’ button.
- Decide on a skin tone from the list of options displayed and click on ‘Next’
- Have your avatar customized, and click on the mark icon at the top right side of the screen.
- Finally, tap on Next and than on ‘Done’.
How to Edit Facebook Avatar 2020
To see a different Avatar sticker, do the following:
- Click on the sticker icon, which is the smiling square below the arrow
- If you want to effect any changes to your avatar, simply tap on the pencil icon.
How to Use Your Avatar on Comments
After creating your avatar, here the steps you need to take to enable you use it in your comments:
- Just tap on the smiley face close to the gif icon
- Then click on the avatar icon on the bottom of the screen, which is fourth from the left.
You wouldn’t want to miss out on what everyone is talking about. Join the train, try it for yourself and see your Facebook engagements come alive with your lookalike character.