A couple of days ago, Tiktok launched TikTok Avatars - which seems to be an in-between AR effects and the Apple memojis (since it’s not using 3D mapping as Apple seems to do)
To get started with TikTok Avatars, open the effects section in the TikTok app and search for the Avatar effect. From there, you’ll be able to customize your Avatar to fit your preferences. After your Avatar is ready, you can start recording videos.
As you gesture and move, your Avatar will mimic your motion.
Read the full release article here: https://newsroom.tiktok.com/en-us/express-yourself-through-tiktok-avatars