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Facebook launches new avatar feature in the U.S.

Among the customization options are skin color, hair color, blemishes, wrinkles and more!

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If you’ve scrolled through your Facebook feed in the past 24 hours, it’d be nearly impossible to miss the latest social media craze.

Facebook avatars are now a thing.

On the social media platform, you can crate a customized avatar that looks extremely similar to you.

Among the customization options are skin color, hair color, blemishes, wrinkles and more!

The new feature can be used in messages, comments, stories and even gaming profiles. Facebook is looking to extend the feature to text posts with backgrounds.

To create your avatar.

1. Open Facebook on your mobile device

2. Go to the comments section of a post

3. Click on the smiley face to the right of GIF

4. Tap “Make YourAvatar”