- Meta launched updated 3D avatars for Facebook and Messenger in India.
- It also introduced 3D avatars for Instagram for the very first time.
- Meta is adding new facial shapes and assistive devices for users with disabilities.
Meta has launched new 3D avatars on Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and Messenger. In India, the feature is also being introduced. This allows users to create 3D avatars of themselves to reach their goal of becoming a metaverse platform. Your 3D avatar is a cartoon representation of you that captures how you appear in virtual settings.
3D Avatars have already been rolled out
You can create an Avatar on Facebook and use it on Facebook Messenger, Instagram Stories, DMs, and the Meta Quest headset. Although it might not accurately represent your actual appearance, it is a digital representation of you. These 3D avatars have been made available in India and many other countries.
Meta, a tech giant, has added 3D avatars to Instagram stories. The new avatars are customizable, more expressive, and easier to use. Although it’s new to Meta platforms, these avatars are still available on Snapchat for years.
OEMs have their versions, too – Animojis for Apple, AR Emojis for Samsung, and many more. This update comes after five months since Meta launched 3D avatars for Instagram in Canada and the United States. 3D avatars first appeared on Facebook in 2020.
The update includes new facial shapes and assistive devices.
For people with disabilities, such as cochlear implants and hearing aids for both ears in different colors. These elements will be included in stickers on Facebook, Instagram, DMs, Messenger, and other social media platforms.
Cochlear implants, over-the-ear hearing aids, and Cochlear implants (for one or both ears) are now available in an updated version. They will be available in stickers on Facebook, Messenger chats, and DMs on Instagram. It is available on all platforms, including Virtual Reality. It also includes wheelchairs.
According to the company, Avatars are also getting more authentic. To make avatars look better, subtle adjustments have been made for specific facial shapes and skin shades. The company stated that it would add more options over time based on community feedback.