how to make your FB avatar

FB avatars are here & you know you want to make one. Here’s how

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Here’s how to create your Facebook (FB) avatar

Make sure your FB app is updated on your phone (go to your app store and click update). Avatars is currently only available on the app.

Log in and go to the menu in the top corner.

Scroll down and select SEE MORE (also apparently there is a Messenger for kids now?!?)


FB avatar - how to

Create your avatar. You can choose your:

  • skin tone, hair, hair colour, face shape,
  • eyebrow shape and colour, bindi, nose ring, makeup
  • body type, clothes, glasses, hats

Once you are happy with the final one, click NEXT. You can use your avatar in comments, on Messenger – basically anywhere you can make comments.

You then have the option to pick a pose and share it on FB as a post, because of course, you can.

Jade FB avatar 1

Now go forth and annoy your friends with your FB avatar.

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