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Tech & Science avatar? Suddenly back - as a gimmick on Facebook

01:05  07 june  2020
01:05  07 june  2020 Source:   t3n.de

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Facebook now offers the possibility to create an avatar – as a personal emoji, so to speak. The idea is of course not new, since there have been so-called individual memojis at iMessage for some time, but on Facebook it is now a trend in May 2020. With the Facebook avatar , the user can, for example

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Avatar, Avatar? There was something. In 2009, the hit movie “Avatar - Aufbruch nach Pandora” by James Cameron made the word known outside the gamer scene. Now the world's largest social network Facebook brings the term back on the screen.

Facebook bietet nun die Möglichkeit, sich einen Avatar zu machen - als persönliches Emoji sozusagen. © Photo: Richard Drew / AP / dpa Facebook now offers the possibility to create an avatar - as a personal emoji, so to speak.

According to Duden, the word has two meanings: on the one hand, it describes a «graphic representation, animation, caricature or similar as the embodiment of the user in cyberspace», and on the other hand a «virtual artificial figure in cyberspace».

Facebook now offers the possibility to create an avatar - as a personal emoji, so to speak. The idea is of course not new, since there have been so-called individual memojis at iMessage for some time, but on Facebook it is now a trend in May 2020.

With the Facebook avatar, users can, for example, send individual stickers to friends send or leave comments. This gives the conversation its own note. The avatar can cry, laugh, thank you, giggle, look skeptically, behead a bottle of champagne or exclaim "OMG" (Oh my god).

And Facebook wouldn't be Facebook if this topic didn't split too: some think avatars are great, others complain that these are the new (annoying) food pics.

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