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Facebook's new avatars. Picture: Supplied
Facebook's new avatars. Picture: Supplied

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In the past few weeks, you may have seen some of your friends creating an avatar of themselves on Facebook, or you might even have created one of your own.

An avatar is a virtual representation of yourself that stems from the gaming community, where players use a digital representation of themselves in a virtual world.

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