An avatar is a visual depiction of a person in a virtual environment, such as social media, a forum, or a metaverse. Depending on the platform, an avatar might be 2D or 3D.
In Web 3.0 the term NFT Avatar is widely used. NFT Avatars are a concept that is a part of the Metaverse and refers more to a headshot reproduction of a digital character. Also, the term may be used as metaverse’s avatar, which is a digital copy of a user, like a digital twin.