Goodbye avatars .io – hello unavatar!

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A smiling pixel art face.

Given a social media user’s username, how do you get a picture of their avatar? I always used avatars.io – but sadly that service has bitten the dust. So I’ve switched to unavatar. It’s dead easy to use. https://unavatar.now.sh/twitter/edent will return @edent’s avatar. You can use GitHub, Facebook, Gravatar, Instagram, Telegram, YouTube, SoundCloud, and a…

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Previewing Circular Avatars

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Play with the demo I was lucky enough to go to Number 10 Downing Street for a meeting a few weeks ago. A perfect opportunity for a photo of me by that famous door. Being the vain man that I am, I wanted to set it as my avatar photo. But Twitter and other social…

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