What Does The New Hourglass Emoji Mean On Snapchat? Secret Friend Codes Revealed!

19 October 2016, 10:46

Snapchat Friend Emojis

You might have noticed a mysterious hourglass or timer emoji pop up your Snapchat after the latest update... and here's exactly what it means!

Oh Snapchat, you so sneaky!

Every time Snapchat brings out a new update, there always seems to be some cryptic addition that send the Internet totally cray - and this one is no exception!

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People around the world have been tearing their hair out trying to figure out what the hourglass emoji means next to their friends' names...

CALM DOWN EVERYONE! We've got it all figured out...

So you know when you share Snaps with someone every day and you build up a Snapstreak - that little fire emoji with a number next to it - well that can vanish after 24 hours if you both don't send each other a Snapchat.

The hourglass emoji is a handy reminder that you need to send each other a picture of pizza or a selfie with 700 chins, like, NOW, or you'll lose your epic streak!

Wanna know what the rest of Snapchat's friend emojis mean? We've got a handy guide for you right here!

Snapchat Friend Emoji Meanings

Super BFF - Appears next to your #1 Best Friend when you're also their #1 Best Friend - for two months in a row.
BFF - Appears next to your #1 Best Friend when you're also their #1 Best Friend - for two weeks in a row.
Besties - Appears next to your #1 Best Friend when you're also their #1 Best Friend.
BFs - Appears next to one of your Best Friends. 
Their BF, but... - Appears next to someone who you are one of their Best Friends, but they are not one of yours.
Mutual Besties - Appears next to someone when your #1 Best Friend is also their #1 Best Friend.
Mutual BFs - Appears next to someone who you share a Best Friend with.
  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!
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! 
Hundred - When you and your friend maintain a Snapstreak for 100 days or more!
Replay! - Appears next to someone if one of their Snaps was replayed by you or another Snapchatter within 24 hours. 
New Friend - Appears next to someone who is a new friend.
Birthday! - It's your friend's birthday.
Aries - Your friend's zodiac sign is now displayed on their profile information!
Taurus - Your friend's zodiac sign is now displayed on their profile information! 
Gemini - Your friend's zodiac sign is now displayed on their profile information!
Cancer - Your friend's zodiac sign is now displayed on their profile information!
Leo - Your friend's zodiac sign is now displayed on their profile information!
Virgo - Your friend's zodiac sign is now displayed on their profile information!
Libra - Your friend's zodiac sign is now displayed on their profile information! 
Scorpio - Your friend's zodiac sign is now displayed on their profile information!
Sagittarius - Your friend's zodiac sign is now displayed on their profile information!
Capricorn - Your friend's zodiac sign is now displayed on their profile information!
Aquarius - Your friend's zodiac sign is now displayed on their profile information!
Pisces - Your friend's zodiac sign is now displayed on their profile information!
Other Emojis - Celebrities and verified accounts can be identified by having an emoji of their choice next to their username.

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Don't like one of these emojis? You can change them!

Customise them to whatever you want by going in to your Settings > Manage (under Additional Services) > Friend Emojis, then tap whichever one you want to change. BOOM!

 

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