Tuesday, 29 March 2016

What Does Hourglass Emoji Mean on Snapchat? Snapchat Emoji Meanings

Posted by Snapchat Tricks
One of the hottest messaging app in recent times Snapchat has released a major updates on Tuesday and added several new features. The latest Snapchat updates is called Chat 2.0. This update adds more than 200 stickers featuring walruses, sloths, aliens, and Snapchat's signature ghost, and they can be searched by keyword, as on Facebook Messenger. Apart from this, Snapchat added new emoji -the new hourglass emoji.

Now with this updates, Snapchat adds the ability to make video and audio calls with one tap, or with stickers, if you prefer. To make a call, tap the video or audio call button. You can also do this to send a quick video or audio clip.

There are also easier controls for starting a video call, allowing you to dial someone who is not present in the chat. You can also choose to chat via audio, and switch back and forth from audio to video during a chat. And if your friend doesn't pick up, or you just want to send them a reaction using other means, you can record a short audio or video "note" and it will be waiting for them the next time they open the app.

Snapchat also introduced what it calls "Auto-Advance Stories," a tool to catch up with friends quickly. When you finish a Story, the next one now begins automatically.
"We want Chat to be the best way to communicate — second only to hanging out face-to-face," Snapchat said in a blog post. read.

Most people with the latest version snapchat wants to know just one thing, the new Emoji, appearing next to some of your friend's names or contacts. Like in the previous updates, Snapchat doesn't provides the meaning or explanation of this emoji. Snapchat users flock to Twitter seeking for answers, after thorough investigation we found what the new emoji means.

What Does Hourglass Emoji Next To Friends’ Names In Snapchat Mean?

Well, According to some Snapchatters and Snapchat’s official Twitter account, the new Hourglass Emoji means if your snapstreak is in danger of ending. This Hourglass or Timer emoji is a sign of warning. Suppose, if you and your friend snap each other at least once a day, you start a "snapstreak" that puts a fire emoji next to each other's name. If it is going to end, it will warn you by appearing the hourglass emoji next to your friend's name.

So, what do all the different Friend Emojis mean?

Hourglass: Appears next to someone’s name if your Snapstreak is going to end soon. Send each other a Snap (not a Chat) to keep your streak alive!
Gold Heart: You are Best Friends – You send the most Snaps to this Snapchatter, and they send the most Snaps to you too.

Red Heart: You have been each other's #1 Best Friend for at least 2 weeks.

Pink Hearts: You have been each other's #1 Best Friend for at least 2 months.

Grimace: You share a Best Friend – Your Best Friend is also this Snapchatter's Best Friend.
Smile: One of your Best Friends – This is a Snapchatter you send a lot of Snaps to (but isn't your Best Friend).

Sunglasses: You share a Close Friend – One of your Best Friends is also one of this Snapchatter's Best Friends.

Smirk: You're their Best Friend, but they aren't your Best Friend – You're someone they send the most Snaps to, but they aren't someone you send Snaps to the most.

Fire: You're on a Snapstreak! – Appears next to the numbers of days that you and a friend have Snapped each other. If you AND your friend don't both send a Snap within 24 hours, you will lose your Snapstreaks!

Baby: You just became friends!

Star: One of your friend's Snaps was replayed by you or another Snapchatter within the last 24 hours!

Birthday Cake: It's your friend's birthday – Appears next to your friend's name on the date they entered as their birthday on Snapchat!

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  1. Been looking for what snapchat new emoji hourglass mean... Thanks a lot

  2. Snapstreak... Like it. Snapchat hourglass emoji

  3. Haha.. Snapchat hourglass emoji.. Keeping streak alive... Love it

  4. Thank you, looking for snapchat hourglass emoji meaning, finally i found here

  5. Hmmm....got the meaning of snapchat hourglass emoji. Thanks

  6. Funny snapchat hourglass emoji meaning

  7. ...so why is the star emoji gone?

  8. Anyone please, star emoji gone...does it mean that this new snapchat hourglass emoji replaced it?

    1. A star next to someone's name meant they had sent a snap to someone that was replayed. Hourglass means your streak is about to end. Not sure if they got rid of the star, but the hourglass does not mean the same thing as it.

  9. Is the snapchat star emoji gone? Anyone please confirm

  10. Nice feature...haha! Had to to snap more

  11. Any new snapchat emoji?

  12. Funny snapchat hourglass

  13. Smirk: You're their Best Friend, but they aren't your Best Friend – You're someone they send the most Snaps to, but they aren't someone you send Snaps to the most