Check out my new Facebook avatar. You may have seen these images popping up on your friend’s Facebook comments and messages. Let’s learn how to make them.

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Start by opening the Facebook app on your phone. Click the three-line menu icon at the top right.

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The menu will open.

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Scroll down to Avatars.

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Then you can start customizing your avatar. Start with skin tone and head shape.

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Swipe along the menu bar to see other options.

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Customize hair.

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Add lines to your face. Change eye color, add makeup, and even choose glasses.

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Pick a body type and choose an outfit.

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Once you finalize your avatar, click the share arrow.

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Set your avatar as your profile picture or share on Facebook.

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You’ll also be able to use your avatar as a sticker when you comment or send a message.

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Tap the sticker icon on the comment or message window. Your avatar icon will pop up as an option.

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Tap it and you can choose sticker reactions featuring your avatar.

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