What are the hidden emojis on TikTok?

TikTok is always full of surprises. If you’ve taken a peek at any comment section you’ll notice plenty of familiar emojis.

That’s because the social media platform supports native emojis, or the ones you have on your phone’s keyboard. 

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What you may not know is that TikTok also has its own arsenal of hidden emojis. Here’s how to use them. 

How are TikTok emojis different from other emojis? 

TikTok’s emojis look different than the kind Apple and Android users are familiar with. These are less detailed, more graphic and flat. There are no foods or objects like the eggplant or balloon emoji. 

Each one serves more as an emoticon to convey an emotion with a face. Moreover, the TikTok emojis appear the same no matter what phone operating system you are using. 

As you can see TikTok users like @marsxjennie have become obsessed with the emojis. In fact, the hashtag #tiktokemojis has 4.3 million views.

Here’s how to access TikTok’s hidden emojis.

To populate an emoji in one of your TikTok comments just type an emotion in brackets. 

For example, [embarrassed] will bring up a teal emoji with a drop of sweat. Meanwhile, [complacent] will produce a blue emoji with sunglasses and a smirk. Typing [drool] will get you a pink one with heart-eyes and a bit of drool. 

Here are some of the available TikTok emoji codes to get your juices flowing:

  • [smile]
  • [happy]
  • [angry]
  • [cry]
  • [embarrassed]
  • [surprised]
  • [wronged]
  • [shout]
  • [flushed]
  • [yummy]
  • [complacent]
  • [drool]
  • [scream]
  • [weep]
  • [speechless]
  • [funnyface]
  • [laughwithtears]
  • [wicked]
  • [facewithrollingeyes]
  • [sulk]
  • [thinking]
  • [lovely]
  • [greedy]
  • [wow]
  • [joyful]
  • [hehe]
  • [slap]
  • [tears]
  • [stun]
  • [cute]
  • [blink]
  • [disdain]
  • [astonish]
  • [rage]
  • [cool]
  • [excited]
  • [proud]
  • [smileface]
  • [evil]
  • [angel]
  • [laugh]
  • [pride]
  • [nap]
  • [loveface]
  • [awkward]

Have at it.

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