How Snapchat Best Friends Works

how snapchat best friends works

If you have frequently use Snapchat, you would notice the little emoji that appears besides your friends name that signifies who are your best friends in your Snapchat app. The Snapchat Best Friends feature works based on the frequent snapchatting you do with them and vice versa. It is also based on how your friends are interacting with your other friend in your contact list.



It is a way how Snapchat track the progress of your relationship among friends. This feature is not available in other social media platform such as Facebook or Instagram. If you have snapchatting with a person for a 100 days straight, you will receive the 100 days streak emoji besides that friend’s name. Read here more about the Snapchat 100 day’s streak.

Snapchat is a very popular social media platform that can also be used as an instant messaging tool. It is widely used by the younger age group and it does have some features that resonates best with the millennials and younger users. The best friends feature is one of the distinct differentiation that Snapchat have compared to other Social media platform.

So, here are a guide on the emoji and what it means on the relationship between both of you based on the interaction you have in Snapchat.
snapchat yellow heart
Yellow Heart

You both are the number one best friends with each other

Triggering factor: – You send the most snaps to this person and this person send the most snaps to you

snapchat red heart




Red Heart

You both are the number one best friends with each other for two weeks

Triggering factor: – You send the most snaps to this person and this person send the most snaps to you for two weeks straight

snapchat pink heart


Pink Hearts

You both are the number one best friends with each other for two months straight

Triggering factor: – You send the most snaps to this person and this person send the most snaps to you for two months straight

snapchat 100 days

100 Days Streak

You are the number one best friends with each other for 100 days straight. Talk about dedication and commitment.

Triggering factor: – You send the most snaps to this person and this person send the most snaps to you for 100 days straight. Talk about dedication and commitment. You are both truly best friends.



So, there you have it. A quick and brief guidelines on the emoji snapchat use to describe the best friends status.

The only drawback from this feature is that you have basically control of this emoji popping besides your name or your friend’s name. Snapchat sets this automatically. However, you can always manipulate this emoji by increasing or decreasing the interaction with your friends in Snapchat. However, it is healthy for the relationship as it will give basically helps to show you how close you are to certain friends and contacts. Hope you enjoy the article. Please also visit our previous article on the top 5 Snapchat tips and tricks here.

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