Facebook avatars are now coming to WhatsApp for Android

WhatsApp users now receive Bitmoji-like avatars from Facebook. The feature would be rolling out to select users in the latest beta update on Android – However, WhatsApp is expected to bring this feature to the public soon. Also Read – WhatsApp will stop supporting some older iPhones after Diwali: Know the details

Avatars first appeared in Facebook’s new feed and in the Messenger app. Later Avatar stickers were available in the comments section in 2020 followed by stories. Recently, Meta reinvented the feature by releasing a 3D Meta Avatar, which looked more lively. Also Read – Chinese Websites Can Steal User Data Through Fake Gift Offers: Cert-In

The feature has also been pushed to Instagram and so far, except for WhatsApp, all other social media apps and Meta IMs had it. Now that the feature is coming to WhatsApp, it’s meant to be used by many. Also Read – WhatsApp Introduces Status Reaction, Undo and More Features for iOS Users

The Avatar feature works similar to Apple’s Memoji, in which you need to create your Avatar, then a whole set of stickers will be created based on the appearance you have set. This has a major use case on apps like WhatsApp.

As stated above, the feature is currently only available to certain users on Android running the latest beta update. There is no information on when the feature will roll out to iOS and everyone for Android. However, now that he’s been spotted, it shouldn’t take long.

Usually, those features that come in beta go public in a few weeks or months. So it shouldn’t take long. Until then, if you want to know how avatars would work practically, you can head to Messenger or Instagram and try them out.

WhatsApp keeps getting new features from time to time. Recently, a new feature called WhatsApp Call Links, which allows any user to join a call on WhatsApp through a link. The feature is designed to support apps like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet, as users won’t have to leave their favorite messaging app to host a meeting.