Wechat Emojis – What Are Their Meanings
Welcome to the wonderful and wacky world WeChat Emojis.
Apple, Android, Facebook and WeChat all have unique yet similar emojis.
Like it or not, Emojis are changing the way people communicate with one and other.
Did you know there is a neuron in your brain responsible for recognizing faces and understanding their expressions?
This neuron has actually played a huge role in human evolution.
Your involuntary facial expression says it all when you’re talking to someone!
Without it, you would come across as an absolute psychopath not smiling on queue, showing sorrow at sad news and so on.
How does this translate into the world of WeChat emojis?
It a new digital world out there. It’s important to be able to read the room (and emojis) and respond accordingly.
WeChat Emojis | WeChat Emojis Cheat Sheet
WeChat Emojis | Hidden WeChat Emojis
WeChat Emojis | WeChat Stickers
WeChat Emojis Cheat Sheet
- [Smile] [Grimace] [Drool] [Scowl] [CoolGuy] [Sob] [Shy] [Silent]
- [Sleep] [Cry] [Awkward] [Angry] [Tongue] [Grin] [Surprise] [Frown]
- [Blush] [Scream] [Puke] [Chuckle] [Joyful] [Slight] [Smug] [Drowsy]
- [Panic] [Sweat] [Laugh] [Commando] [Determined] [Scold] [Shocked] [Shhh]
- [Dizzy] [Toasted] [Skull] [Hammer] [Bye] [Speechless] [NosePick] [Clap]
- [Trick] [Bah！L] [Bah！R] [Yawn] [Pooh-pooh] [Shrunken] [TearingUp] [Sly]
- [Kiss] [Whimper] [Cleaver] [Watermelon] [Beer] [Coffee] [Pig] [Rose]
- [Wilt] [Lips] [Heart] [BrokenHeart] [Cake] [Bomb] [Poop] [Moon]
- [Sun] [Hug] [ThumbsUp] [ThumbsDown] [Shake] [Peace] [Salute] [Beckon]
- [Fist] [OK] [Waddle] [Tremble] [Aaagh!] [Twirl] 😄 😷
- 😂 😝 😳 😱 😔 😒 [Hey] [Facepalm]
- [Smirk] [Smart] [Concerned] [Yeah!] [Onlooker] [GoForIt] [Sweats] [OMG]
- [Emm] [Respect] [Doge] [NoProb] [MyBad] [KeepFighting] [Wow] 🙄
- 🙃 😩 🤔 🌚 👻 🙈 🙏 💪
- 👊 🙌 💯 💃 🍻 🎉 🎁 [Packet]
Bonus WeChat Emoji: [Candle]
The Wechat Emojis that don’t have the [brackets] as a text code are because they aren’t Wechat emojis. They are shortcuts to the Apple IOS emojis.
Discover some of the deeper meaning behind the emojis.
Which emoji do you use the most? Leave us a comment below please.
Hidden WeChat Emojis
Yes, that is correct there are hidden WeChat Emojis! Mind blown?
Message on of the following to your friends:
- Happy Birthday
- Miss You
That’s not all! If you wish someone a happy [insert holiday] there are more hidden WeChat Emojis!
However, these only work during the month that the festivities are happening.
See Chinese National Holidays to watch out for special events!
BONUS: Be sure to try out the Christmas hidden Wechat emoji.
For all the nuances that are going on with WeChat emojis, there is a much deeper and more complex world of WeChat stickers.
Emoji/ Sticker Tabs:
😀: All Stickers
❤️: Custom Stickers
✌️: Record Your Own Stickers
Gives you access to all the emojis seen above.
The first row will always be the last 8 you have recently used.
Custom stickers is where WeChat becomes AMAZING!
One of the first things you need to do when downloading WeChat is get yourself into a sticker group.
Sticker Groups are group chats of up to 500 people sharing all sorts of stickers. Usually, they are GIFs from movies and TV shows.
You will be amazed at how often you are having a conversation and you don’t have the right words but the perfect sticker comes to mind.
Note: you’re most recent stickers aren’t kept at the top but you are able to ‘manage stickers’ and put your favourites at the top of the lid.
You can only store up to 300 stickers at a time.
You should regularly update your favourite stickers to the top of your list so you can delete ones at the bottom when new favourites are posted into the group.
Here is the Marketing Teams favourite stickers:
Make Your Own Stickers: ✌️
Think you can do better? Well, now you can!
The ‘Make Your Own’ sticker tab on the WeChat Emojis bar, allows you to make your very own stickers!
You can add text to the screen and even have moving animations like bunny ears, flowers, sunglasses and more!
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WeChat – Q&A
😍What can WeChat do?
WeChat is an incredible app with several features such as messenger, posting images/videos, voice/video calls, money transfer, reading articles, meeting soul mates, playing games, ordering things (food, movies, ride-sharing) and more!
😎How many WeChat users in China?
WeChat has an incredible 1 billion active monthly users!
🤔How much does WeChat cost?
WeChat is 100% FREE for all users.
There can be high data charges to your mobile provider when using the call feature. Additionally, WeChat has a feature to call international phone numbers. You will need to upload money to this to make these calls.
🤑How does WeChat make money?
WeChat makes most of its money from Value-Added Services. VAS are virtual goods (like gaming avatars, online stickers and other icons).
The second-largest revenue generator is in sponsored adds. Similar to facebook there is a newsfeed that has sponsored content.
The third and least profitable way WeChat makes money is by charging users 0.01% to withdraw funds from their WeChat wallet into their bank account. WeChat made 300 million RMB in January 2016 when they introduced this fee. 😮
How many WeChat Emojis are there?
There are 121 WeChat emojis in Wechat. However, 24 of these are short cuts to regular emojis. Meaning there is only 97 official WeChat emojis.
Do they use Whatsapp in China?
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