TikTok has become one of the leading video-sharing apps in the present day. This app has become popular mainly with Gen Z. It allows users to create short videos on different topics. The videos are made using various features such as voiceovers, background music, sound effects, stickers, filters, and emojis. People are often seen using emojis on apps other than TikTok as well, such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Life without emojis seems so robotic; what actually are emojis?
What are Emojis?
An emoji appears as a small icon that gives a pictorial representation of an emotion or an object. This help enhances the communication experience and is most commonly used among the young generation while chatting. However, large corporations also use them to attract and engage their audience. Emojis make the conversation attractive and expressive.
Just like that, TikTok is flooded with various emojis used daily. Sometimes, people coming up with different emojis make it a trend! They often add them in their captions or use them in their videos. They are also used to comment on each other’s videos. Emojis make the TikTok experience even more fun.
Recent Trend on TikTok – Chair Emoji
It has been seen that the famous app is always trending in one way or another! This time, it was just a chair emoji. Yes, you heard it right. Even if you log in to your TikTok account now, you’ll see people going crazy for the chair emoji. But many people are confused about what actually does this emoji mean. Here in this blog post, we will clear this confusion and tell you what the chair emoji means, how this trend started, and what are people’s thoughts on it; so, what are you waiting for?
What Does the Chair Emoji Mean on TikTok?
The chair emoji that was released in 2019 has now become so popular that everybody is seen using them in the comments. So, what does it mean? The chair emoji means a ‘laughing emoji.” TikTokers who have previously been using the laughing emoji are now attracted to this unique but trendy chair emoji in their comments.
Who Started this Trend and How?
A TikTok user named @blank.antho started this trend as an inside joke. He posted two videos on his TikTok account with almost one million followers. In these videos, he announced that he is starting this trend of replacing the laughing emoji with the chair emoji as an inside joke. He even said that whoever is watching this video can become a part of this joke.
Twitter users wondered if this inside joke started between the popular YouTuber and TikTok user @ksi and his followers when he used the chair emoji in two videos. Another video on @ksi’s YouTube posted in November 2020 showed that he was involved in this inside joke. Later, when @blank.antho posted his chair video, he mentioned that @ksi was engaging in this inside joke with him.
Since then, it has created lots of confusion about who started this chair emoji trend. Yet it is still widely followed everywhere on TikTok.
What do People think of this Trend?
This trend confused most people, and they started wondering if they were too old to understand or unaware of the current meaning of a chair emoji. Only the people who were following @blank.antho and @ksi knew about this inside joke and what it meant. Soon after other people got to see it, they also started following the trend. This way, it went viral.
TikTok is a favorite app used for creating and sharing videos. Different trends come and go on this familiar app. One such trend is using chair emoji instead of the laughing emoji. This trend that @blank.antho and @ksi started as an inside joke became quite popular but also left several people muddled. We hope that we have cleared your confusion through this blog post. So, make sure to use the chair emoji in the right place at the right time.