Celebrate World Emoji Day with Snap’s Bitmoji!

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Are you a serial emoji user? If you are, then you’re not alone! In fact, more than seven in 10 Snapchatters prefer using emojis to communicate without words. Since their creation, emojis have found a place in the daily language of people all over the globe.

With World Emoji Day (17 July) just around the corner, we want to draw your attention to a very unique kind of emoji – Bitmojis!

Bitmoji is your personal emoji. Owned by Snap (parent company of Snapchat), the Bitmoji mobile app allows you to create an expressive cartoon avatar of yourself to share with your friends and family. There’s a full host of options for you to customise your avatar – from hairstyles, wardrobe, accessories, and facial features and an ever-growing library of expressions, moods, and phrases.

Over time, Bitmoji has evolved beyond a standalone app and found its place on Snapchat, and other messaging platforms and beyond. To start you off, we’ve put together a quick list of four ways you can enjoy Bitmoji. Check them out below!  

  1. Bring your Bitmoji to life with Snapchat’s AR Lenses

Transform your Bitmojis from flat images to animated 3D characters with Snapchat’s AR Lenses, like the Sparkler and Thumbs Up Lenses below!

To try out Lenses like these, try searching for “Bitmoji” on Snapchat’s Lens Explore page.

You can also find the Sparkler and Thumbs Up Lenses by scanning the Snapcodes below:

  1. Open Snapchat and point your camera at the Snapcode
  2. Press and hold the Snapcode on your screen to scan it
  3. Enjoy, and feel free to share this code with your readers
  1. Style your Bitmoji with the latest outfits from popular fashion brands – virtually!

How about decking out your Bitmoji avatar with snazzy outfits? To bring you the latest styles, Bitmoji has partnered with various popular fashion brands like Levi’s, Vans, Air Jordans, and many more!

Pick your favorite denim fit from the Levi’s x Snapchat collaboration, and complete the look by throwing on a pair of Air Jordan XXXV shoes. For the athleisure aesthetic, look no further as Nike and Adidas have the hottest items in town.

  1. Cure your boredom with a catalogue of comic strips curated especially for you

Bitmoji Stories are customised, lighthearted tales starring you and your friends. To check out short and hilarious Bitmoji Stories like the ones below, simply search for  “Bitmoji Stories” on Snapchat, scroll through Discover, or scan the Snapcode below:  

  1. Open Snapchat and point your camera at the Snapcode
  2. Press and hold the Snapcode on your screen to scan it
  3. Enjoy, and feel free to share this code with your readers
  1. Express yourself with Bitmojis whenever and wherever you want

Bitmoji is not confined to Snapchat or even on your phone! You can use Bitmojis across any platform by integrating the Bitmoji keyboard with your current iOS and Android keyboards. You can also add the Bitmoji toolbar to Gmail or as a Google Chrome Extension.

Here’s how you can install the Bitmoji keyboard on iOS and Android:

  1. Install Bitmoji on your phone and sign up or log in.
  2. In the Bitmoji app, tap the Globe icon at the bottom of the screen to access the Keyboard tab
  3. Follow the instructions to enable your Bitmoji keyboard
  4. Finally, find and tap on your selected Bitmojis to send!

For more information on setting up your Bitmoji keyboard, click here.


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