10 months ago
Instagram and Snaphcat are the most popular social networks. According to Zephoria, Snapchat added about 13M daily active users in the second quarter of 2019. Apart from that, Snapchat has a tremendous audience reach: it covers 90% of all 13-24 year-olds and 75% of all 13-34-year-olds in the US. The Typical Student team wanted to learn the meaning of the most commonly used Snapchat emojis.
Check out the full and complete explainer of the meaning behind Snapchat symbols.
#1 Yellow heart
This Snapchat emoji signifies 'best friends'. Basically, it means you send the most Snapchats to this person, and they send the most Snapchats to you.
#2 Red heart
Red hearts mean you've been BFFs with each other for two weeks straight. Also, both of you Snap each other a lot more than anyone else.
#3 Two pink hearts
Being BFFs for more than two months straight means you're moving on from the Yellow and Red Hearts to two Pink ones.
#4 Sneaky face
There's this Snapchat friend who sends you more snaps than you send them - that's when you get a sneaky face.
#5 Sunglasses face
Face with sunglasses means you have a common BFF with another Snapchat user. A person you send lots of snaps to is also someone they send a lot of snaps to.
#6 Smiling face
Smiling face means you send lots of Snaps to this user, as well as they send you lots of Snaps, but you aren't BFFs.
#7 Fire emoji
Snapstreak! Fire emoji means you and this person have snapped on a daily basis for a long time. The number next to the fire increases the longer you keep your streak.
#8 A hundred emoji
This one's pretty clear - a 100 Day Snapstreak. This one means you've Snapped someone for at least 100 days in a row.
#9 An hourglass emoji
An hourglass emoji means your Snapstreak is ending soon. Send this person another Snap ASAP!
#10 Grimacing face
Your #1 BFF is the same as their #1 BFF. Grimacing face means you both Snap the same person the most. You never know who their BFF is, though.
#11 Star emoji
Star emoji means someone has replayed this person's Snap in the last 24 hours. Who knows, something interesting must be going down.
#12 Birthday cake emoji
A birthday cake means it's this Snapchatter's birthday today.
#13 Baby emoji
An infant emoji means you've just recently connected with this person on Snapchat.
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