June 19, 2024

WhatsApp works on avatars as profile pictures

WhatsApp works on avatars as profile pictures

With WhatsApp, users may soon be able to create a personal photo and background and use it as a profile picture. However, development is still in its early stages.

The avatar trend on social media continues. After Twitter and Instagram, WhatsApp will also provide the option to use avatars as profile pictures. This is indicated by the WhatsApp beta version. Accordingly, users can also make edits to the visual avatars before using them for third parties in apartment become visible. It’s not the only token feature the messaging app is currently working on.

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Avatars are very popular on various platforms and are increasingly used in communication and self-expression. Snapchat, for example, relied on Bitmojis early on. According to this example TikTok also developed its own avatars a few months ago, which users of the entertainment app can now use. On Twitter, on the other hand, Snapchat Bitmojis should be able to be used directly as an account’s profile picture. till then SMS is currently working.

Meta, in turn, is already a step ahead and Allows for the first users on InstagramTo replace their profile picture with the avatar integration. The social group has also introduced avatars for the WhatsApp messaging app. previously We reported this at the end of JuneVideo calling avatars must be entered into the app – a beta version of this feature is already running. Now WhatsApp experts are reporting from WABetaInfo On her own blog About function to be able to set avatars as profile pictures. The researchers discovered the feature in a beta testing phase on Android. This allows uploading and editing of the avatar. Additionally, users can then set the background color that should form the basis of the visual avatar in the app’s ad.

Screenshot of avatar integration as profile picture on WhatsApp, © WABetaInfo

According to WABetaInfo, the functionality should also be available for beta versions on iOS and on the web. However, since it is still in an early development stage, its official publication cannot be expected.