Snapchat wants you to celebrate World Emoji Day through your Bitmoji avatar
In conjunction with World Emoji Day taking place on July 17th, Snapchat wants you to join the celebration by enlisting your unique Bitmoji character.
Through the Bitmoji mobile app, users can create personalized cartoon avatars of themselves with customizable hairstyles, accessories, outfits, facial features across a multitude of moods, phrases and styles. ‘expressions.
Speaking of outfits, users can even dress up their Bitmojis with virtual pieces from the Levi’s x Snapchat collaboration, and they can even wear a pair of Air Jordan XXXV sneakers to never run out of style.
Bitmoji went beyond a simple app and was integrated into Snapchat where users have more freedom to express themselves. In fact, Bitmoji can be used on other platforms as well. Here are some ways to have fun with your Bitmoji avatar.
You can use Snapchat’s AR filters to bring your Bitmojis to life, by searching for “Bitmoji” in the Lens Explore section of Snapchat. You will be able to use fun AR lenses like the ones pictured above.
In fact, if you want to try out these AR filters namely Sparkle and Thumbs Up lenses, choose the Snapcode you want and open your Snapchat camera. Press and hold on the desired Snapcode to scan it.
You can turn your character into a master painter, chef or even a tennis player. Just search for “Bitmoji” and find the list of Bitmoji games that appear below the list of Snap games.
There is also a Bitmoji Stories feature, with entertaining comics that randomly include Bitmoji characters from your Snapchat friends. You can even subscribe to Bitmoji Stories so you don’t miss out on the latest comics.
If comics aren’t your thing, make your Bitmoji the star of their own show with Bitmoji TV. You’ll be able to see trailers, episodes, and even a Bitmoji movie.
There is also the possibility of subscribing so as not to miss the new episodes.
Access Bitmoji Stories and Bitmoji TV by holding down the Snapcode of your choice below. You can also search for “Bitmoji TV” or “Bitmoji Stories” in the Snapchat app.
Take your Bitmojis beyond Snapchat and infuse them into your phone keypad as well. In fact, you can add the Bitmoji toolbar to Gmail as well, or you can even get a Google Chrome extension.
Bitmoji isn’t just limited to Snapchat or even your phone! You can use Bitmojis on any platform by integrating the Bitmoji keyboard with your current iOS and Android keyboards. You can even get a Google Chrome Bitmoji extension which will also allow you to embed stickers in Gmail.
To get the iOS or Android Bitmoji keyboard, just click on the Globe icon in your keyboard app. Follow the instructions to grant permission to use the Bitmoji keyboard and you should be good to go.
Emojis are now an integral part of our daily communication and their importance has brought a new layer of self-expression, with some even calling emojis the hieroglyphics of our time.
The Snapchat and Bitmoji apps are both available for download from the App Store and Google Play.