Facebook launched multiple features to add an element of fun to the virtual Diwali celebrations this year.

The first feature that Facebook has launched is Challenge your friends and family. As a part of this feature, users can share a photo or a video of how they are celebrating Diwali at their homes with their families with the hashtag #DiwaliAtHomeChallenge. 

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Users can create a DIY video of how to recycle light bulbs, candleholders, diyas, and lanterns, and challenge their friends to share their Diwali related DIY projects by using #DIYDiwaliChallenge.

The second feature is Dress up your Avatar. With this feature, users can make their own short-form text posts even more expressive by sharing a special edition Diwali-themed Avatars Background. 

Users can type their message in any language over a colorful background with their personalised Avatar to match the theme.

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Users can follow Diwali specific content on Facebook using hashtags #Diwali2020 and #ShubhDiwali2020.