Snapchat debuts 3-D Bitmoji to create expressive profile avatars

Snapchat’s latest update brings 3-D Bitmoji for users to create an avatar that is a more realistic presentation of themselves. However, 3-D avatars are restricted to Snap profile for now.

Bitmoji is an app that allows users to create personal emojis, a cartoonish avatar, of themselves that resembles their hair, facial features, clothing styles, and more. Compatible across most apps, Bitmojis can be used in chats, photos, and videos. Linked to Snapchat, Bitmoji unlocks several new features like personalized filters, effects, and games. To enjoy personal avatars on the social media app, users’ devices must have iOS 9 or later or Android 4.3 or later.


Create more expressive avatars with Snapchat’s new 3-D Bitmoji

Designed to give Snap Profiles a “new look and dimension”, the new feature brings over 1,200 combinations of body poses, facial allows users to expressions, gestures, and backgrounds so Snapchatters can create an even more expressive representation of themselves. 3D Bitmoji will appear in users’ Snap profiles and Friendship profiles. In addition, users will also be to share their new 3-D avatars with friends on Snapchat and other apps.

From peace signs and prayer hands, to scenic beaches and trendy animal print backgrounds — Snapchatters can now match their 3D Bitmoji to their every mood.

Users can access their Snapchat information like location on the Map, favorites, friends, manage Stories, and more via Snap Profile. As per the instruction on the support page, it is very easy to customize Snap Profile 3-D Bitmoji.

You can customize your 3D Bitmoji header by tapping it or pulling it down on your Profile card. Share your customized pose and background to other platforms by tapping the share icon at the top of the screen!


The app recently added ‘My Places‘ on Snap Maps for users to explore new places they like to visit, their friends have been to, and also know favorite places of the app’s global community. As COVID-19 vaccinations are picking up pace, it is anticipated that normal social activities will resume soon. In that case, Snapchat is making it easy for users to discover and share businesses, eateries, and other visited places with their family and friends.

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