These days, conversations on WhatsApp, Wechat, Viber and all the other messaging platforms we use aren’t complete if we don’t add one or two smiley or emoji to express ourselves.
Emojis come in various shapes and sizes and are used to express varying emotions or serve different purposes. There’s an emoji to express feelings such as happiness, sadness, dizziness, and so on.
As Nigerians, we have our own ways of expressing those feelings, no be so? If you’re looking for such Afro-centric emojis, then you should seriously consider downloading Afro Emoji.
Some of the well known caption sayings include ‘Abeg no vex’, ‘E make brain’ and ‘My Oga at the top’. The emojis are easy to use – just go into the app, select the sticker you want and share with your friends on multiple platforms.
The creators of Afro Emoji, iManagement Consulting said, “We, as Africans, definitely have a distinctive way of communicating with one another, and Afro Emoji is a fun, graphic depiction of that. We are building a modern African hieroglyph that represents us.”
Once you’ve downloaded the app, you can send emoji via WhatsApp, SMS or iMessage, Facebook/Messenger, Twitter DM, Skype, Google hangout, and BBM. Why waste words when a sticker will do?
The app is available as a free download on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. 50 free Afro Emoji stickers are available with download and 300+ Afro Emoji stickers are available for US$1.99 as an in-app purchase.
Got characters or captions you would love to see added to the app? Do send the team behind the app a message on Facebook and you might be lucky to have it added if ‘e make brain’.
Wetin you dey wait for? Download the app today and let your friends know that “ibile la won eleyi”.