Facebook Is Developing Avatars, Which Are Just Like Bitmoji Except Not Owned By Snap

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Just like it did with Filters, Snaps, and Stories, Facebook is duplicating another feature that previously existed on its competitor Snapchat.

According to TechCrunch, deep in the code of Facebook’s Android app is unreleased functionality letting users “build personalized, illustrated versions of themselves for use as stickers in Messenger and comments.” In other words, it’s a clone of Snap Inc. subsidiary Bitmoji—and basically the most recent instance of Facebook simply stealing a Snapchat feature.

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