Make a Facebook avatar for chat, Instagram, Twitter and more. Here's how
Facebook now lets you create and customize a cartoon version of yourself to use on the social network and other messaging services.
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Still haven't created a Facebook avatar? You're missing out. The social network's newest addition lets you make a cartoony character version of yourself, which you can customize with a variety of faces, hairstyles and outfits. You'll then be able to use the avatar in your Facebook comments, stories, your profile picture and Facebook Messenger chat windows. They're similar in style to Bitmoji and Apple's Memoji avatars.