Answer by Mitchell McKenna for How to detect default avatar on facebook?

August 3 2016, 9:37pm

If you are already making a call to the Graph API to get user data like the avatar, just include picture in the fields param when you make your first call to Graph API, then the response will include the is_silhouette offset, if it's set to true the user has the default avatar.



    "id": "100103095474350",
    "name": "John Smith",
    "picture": {
        "data": {
            "is_silhouette": true,
            "url": ""