WhatsApp is working on an exciting new feature that will make your chats more personalized and interesting
The WhatsApp avatar has been part of several leaks and rumors over the past few months. WhatsApp update tracker WabetaInfo earlier signaled the arrival of this emoji-inspired animated avatar on WhatsApp. In the past, avatars have been reported as an important part of a meta-proprietary messaging app to present itself in a certain way in the future. It was also said to be used as a mask during video calls in the not too distant future. Now, in the latest development, WabetaInfo suggests that the Avatar feature is under development to make it a sticker in the near future.
For those who don’t know about this exciting new feature, Meta has already launched 3D Avatars for Facebook, Messenger and Instagram, which allows you to create and customize an avatar just like you. Now, these 3D virtual images of you will soon make their presence in your messaging app You get the option to customize hair, skin color, eyes, clothes, accessories and more to create a perfect digital avatar of yourself. Moreover, the WABetaInfo report suggests that WhatsApp will enable a feature that will turn your 3D virtual animals into stickers.
The WabetaInfo report shared a preview that suggests “WhatsApp will automatically create your own sticker pack based on the avatar configured within WhatsApp settings so you can eventually share your personalized stickers that reveal your chats and groups.” The screenshot explains that avatar-based stickers will be available under a single set of sticker packs in different poses.
Additionally, you will be able to set your avatar as a profile picture in the future as well.
When is the animated avatar coming to WhatsApp? Unfortunately, it is still unknown! The report confirms that the ability to create an avatar is under development, so there is no exact release date, however, it will appear in the near future rather than some distant time.