KEKW, PogChamp, MonkaS or GachiHYPER are good examples of a key part of the language of the Internet: emotes.

Whether in the chat on Twitch, on Reddit or in other corners of the Internet, it is about reacting quickly to something and expressing yourself.

The small icons are only used on Twitch.tv, but PogU, SquadW and Co. are just as popular. And for you to know exactly when you stumble across an emote, we have explained the most popular and many more in detail.

So thoroughly that you will then become an emote master yourself on Reddit, 4chan or Twitch. But be careful with boomers: You can quickly run into question marks on your face.

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