Today is all about social media. There are a plenty of social media platforms out there. Major ones of them include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and many more. Especially youths and adults use these platforms to express their views and themselves. We’re here going to discuss chiefly Snapchat and the features it encloses within.
What is the first thing that pops up in your head while when you hear the word Snapchat? Yep, you guessed it right. The prominent Snapchat streaks that you maintain with your friends and family members. And if you’re extensively active on this popular social media platform, you’ve probably noticed various emoticons that you can use to express yourself in a better, interesting and clear way. These emojis appear next to your friends name on your the “Friends” tab. It can definitely give you some fascinating insights into the ways you and your friends interact with Snapchat.
While using these emoticons, did it ever occur to you that these emojis might have an exact meaning tagged along with them? You may have inferred your own meanings of an emoticon, but there could be any other significance to that particular emoji. To troubleshoot any queries you might be facing at this point in time, we’ve curated a list of such Snapchat emojis along with their implications.
We will go through this entire article highlighting what every Snapchat emoji mean accurately. If you’re an active user like us, this article is a must-read. Let’s get started.
- SNAPCHAT EMOJIS
Snapchat emojis can track the way you and your Snapchat friends interact on the platform. When Snapchat was launched, they usedit was having a “Best Friends” feature to exhibit displays with whom you frequently interact frequently. But it wasn’t private, as you could tap on a profile to know his/her top 3 best friends going by that logic. Later this feature was removed due to privacy-invading reasons. Anywho, there is thirteen Snapchat emojis in total. We’ve categorized these emojis in three categories: Best Friends, Friends, and Streak related emojis.
Let’s discover their meanings one by one.
BEST FRIEND EMOJIS
- GOLDEN HEART
Golden heart means that you send the most snaps to this person. You and this person are officially best friends. Mazel Tov!
- RED HEART
A red-hearted emoji also means that you are best friends with this person. They’ve been sending snaps to each other for at least two straight weeks.
- PINK DOUBLED-HEARTS
Pink double hearts mean that you have been sending snaps to each other for two months straight. Great work! Keep it up.
SNAPCHAT FRIENDS RELATED EMOJIS
- BABYFACE EMOJI
This emoji means that you just became friends with this person. If you’ve just recently added somebody to your friend list, you can expect to see this emoji.
- SUNGLASSES ON FACE
This sunglasses emoji indicates that you share a ‘close friend’ with this person. You send and receive a lot of snaps from the same person that they also do. A ‘close person’ is a Snapchatter with whom you share snaps frequently, but not enough to be one of your best friends.
- GRIMACING FACE
If you see the grimacing face, it refers means that you both of you have a mutual friend. That means that you interact a lot with the same person, as he/she does.
- SMIRKING FACE
This smirking face emoji means that you are their best friend, but they haven’t made it to your best friend list. They send you a lot of snaps but you don’t send them a lot of snaps back.
- SMILING FACE EMOJI
This smiling face Snapchat emoji indicates that this user is one of your best friends and you send this person a bunch of snaps. But yet they aren’t your number 1 best friend. If you’re an active Snapchat user, you can see several smile emojis in your friend list.
SNAPCHAT STREAK EMOJIS
The fire emoji tells you that you have a Snapstreak going on with this person. A Snapstreak occurs when you send a snap to a person every day and you receive a snap from this person in return as well, for at least three days continuously.
If a 100 appears next to the Snapstreak or fire sign, you have exchanged snaps with each other every day for 100 days in a row. That deserves a pat on the back, for sure.
This emoji means your streak is about to die. You’re running out of time, so send another snap as soon as possible to keep the streak alive. Remember, a chat won’t help you keep a Snapstreak going on. Ensure that you’re using that selfie camera instead.
- BIRTHDAY CAKE
If you come across this emoji while scrolling down your friend’s list, get a cue that it’s your friend’s birthday. Cash this opportunity to show them how special they’re to you.
- SPARKLE EMOJI
The recent Snapchat feature includes Snapchat groups, which lets you send snaps and chat with multiple users at a time. This sparkle Snapchat emoji indicates that you’re in a group with that person.