Facebook unveils new Holi themed avatars in India

Social network giant Facebook has rolled out a Holi-themed avatar sticker for its users in India that are already live on the mobile app as well as Messenger.

As per Facebook, these new stickers have been introduced with the aim to give people more options to express themselves during the festival period. Holi 2021 begins on Sunday, March 28, and ends on the next day.

Users can find this new Avatar sticker in the comment composer box by clicking on the smiley button. You can also create your Avatar and use the Holi-themed Avatar stickers on Facebook and Facebook Messenger by following the steps below:

  • Click on the Smiley icon in the comment composer.
  • Head to the sticker tab, click on Create You Avatar. Alternatively, you can also find the avatar creator in the Bookmarks section of your Facebook app.
  • Create your avatar by selecting your skin tone and hair. Once the avatar is made, the new Holi stickers will appear in the sticker library when you are posting or commenting on Facebook posts, or while using Messenger.

Google Celebrating Holi With A Special Easter Egg

Alongside Facebook, Google is also celebrating Holi with a special ‘easter egg' on its search results page for smartphone and desktop users. To experience it, users will need to search for the word ‘Holi' or ‘Holi festival' and need to click on the bowls filled with colors on the right side of the screen. Then, you will be able to spread some festive color all over the page by clicking or tapping anywhere.

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