FP TrendingNov 12, 2020 16:02:11 IST
Fb has launched a number of new options, together with Diwali-themed avatars, to make Diwali celebrations extra vibrant. Customers of the favored social media platform will be capable of ship personalised greetings and have interaction in Fb challenges through the festivities. Fb launched the Diwali-ready Avatars and different options on Wednesday, 11 November with an purpose to “unfold festive cheer on-line” in a yr many customers won’t be able to satisfy their shut family and friends. In a press launch, Fb stated that the brand new bundle of options will embrace hashtag challenges, dressing up your Avatar utilizing Diwali-theme additions and following Diwali particular content material utilizing explicit hashtags.
With a purpose to begin a problem on Fb, customers want to easily enter a hashtag in English that ends within the phrase ‘problem’ whereas they’re creating a brand new Fb submit. Customers can also faucet on the ‘Strive It’ button once they come throughout one other Problem submit of their Information Feed on Fb.
The discharge additionally provides examples as to the way to spend Diwali safely at residence. It says customers can share a photograph or video of how they’re celebrating Diwali at residence utilizing the hashtag #DiwaliAtHomeChallenge or create a DIY video of how one can recycle mild bulbs, diyas and lanterns, after which throw a problem known as #DIYDiwaliChallenge.
There’s additionally the availability of nominating Fb pals for the challenges and this may be accomplished by merely tagging them on the problem posts.
Fb had not too long ago launched the Avatar function which was created by customers utilizing acceptable measures of their bodily options and clothes selections. For Diwali, customers will be capable of make their very own “short-form textual content posts” whereas utilizing a particular version Diwali-themed Avatar within the background. This will probably be like gifting a digital Diwali card to your family members. Fb says the textual content posts might be written in any language and the backgrounds will be chosen from the numerous obtainable choices.
To make use of this, customers must create an Avatar, go to the ‘Create Put up’ possibility after which click on on ‘Background Color’ and choose the beneficial theme.
Additionally, hashtags like #Diwali2020 and #ShubhDiwali2020 will let customers browse Diwali particular content material.