Avatar, originally from the Sanskrit word, avatāra and used in the Hindu religion to denote the human incarnation of a deity on earth.
As a result of the expanded use of Web 2.0, avatar animation has become quite popular.
In virtual worlds, avatars represent real people who naturally have a desire to communicate.
Avatars in the virtual worlds are nothing brand new.
An avatar is the proxy of a user operating in a virtual 3D world.