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    12 Emojis That Mean Something Totally Different In Snapchat

    You might be best friends, but are you #1 Best Friends?

    So, Snapchat has a feature called Friend Emojis, and you’ve probably seen most, if not all, of them next to your friends’ usernames. If you're out of the loop like me and don't know what they mean, here's a quick explainer:

    1. Smile 😊

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    This person is one of your best friends, and best friends are the people you Snapchat the most.

    2. Yellow Heart 💛

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    Think of this person as your BEST best friend. You snap them the most, and they snap you the most. This makes you #1 Best Friends with each other.

    3. Red Heart ❤️

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    This is like Level 2 of the Yellow Heart emoji. It means that you've been each other's #1 Best Friend for at least two weeks.

    4. Pink Hearts 💕

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    If Red Heart is Level 2, Pink Hearts are Level 3. This means you've been each others #1 for at least two months.

    5. Star 🌟

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    You or another Snapchatter has replayed that person’s snaps in the past 24 hours. Snapchat is just letting you know that whatever it is that person is snapping, it's replay-worthy.

    6. Grimace 😬

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    You have the same #1 Best Friend as this person. You might need to take this up with your so-called #1 Best Friend.

    7. Baby 👶

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    You and this person just became friends on Snapchat!

    8. Sunglasses 😎

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    One of your best friends is also one of their best friends. Note: There is a difference between having the same best friends and the same #1 Best Friend.

    9. Smirk 😏

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    You are one of their best friends but they aren’t one of yours. This just means that they snap you way more than you snap them.

    10. Fire 🔥

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    You are on a “Snapstreak” with this person. The number next to the fire emoji indicates how many days you and that person have Snapchatted each other. You and your friend have to both send each other a snap within 24 hours to keep the streak going.

    11. Hundred 💯

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    You've been on a 100-day Snapstreak with this person, which is pretty impressive!

    12. Hourglass ⌛️


    The hourglass shows up when your Snapstreak with that person is coming to an end. Make sure to both snap each other soon if you want to keep it alive.

    Hope that helps!