Gboard Gets 'Minis', Personalised Selfie Stickers for Android and iOS

Google GBoard

Google GBoard

These personalised selfie stickers have rolled out on Android and iOS, and you can find them in the app in Stickers section. All you do to create a Mini is take a selfie, and the stickers are automatically created, designed to match your skin tone, hair color, hairstyle, eye color, face shape, facial hair and more. The new feature uses artificial intelligence in order to turn your selfies into personalised stickers that you can use across a number of different apps, kind of like Snapchat's Bitmoji.

Among some other facts about the new feature, according to Google, Minis were originally introduced as "selfie stickers" in Allo a year ago.

Update your Gboard app on iOS and Android to enjoy this new feature.

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You start by taking a selfie (obviously), and then all the digital wizardry will happen in the background to deliver to you an avatar and packs of stickers for you to use.

Notably, with Google distributing Allo's features to its other apps, Allo's end is probably imminent. Using Mini, you can get up to 100 new sticker styles based on you, on top of some existing ones. If you'd like to take a closer look as to how this feature works, check out the GIF image down below, which will basically show you the whole process.

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