What Does The CatJAM Emote Mean On Twitch?

What does catjam mean on Twitch

What does CatJam mean on Twitch? The catJAM emote features a cat bobbing his head, looking like he’s moving to the music. This emote is commonly used to show the stream that you are enjoying a song being played on stream. However some people may use it sarcastically when bad music is playing.

How Can I Use The CatJAM Emote On Twitch?

To use the CatJAM emote on Twitch you will need to install the Better Twitch TV (BTTV) browser extension. When you install this you get access to hundreds of extra emotes you can use on Twitch.

  1. Go to Better Twitch TV and install the Extension for the browser that you use. Once installed you will now be able to see the CatJAM and other emotes in streamer chats.
  2. To configure your own Better Twitch TV so you can use the CatJAM emote and other emotes go to any streamers chat and select chat settings. Here you can configure BTTV to your liking.

How Can I Add The CatJAM Emote on My Twitch Channel?

To add the CatJAM emote to your own channel you will need to go over to BTTV, login with your twitch account and authorise your credentials. You will then be able to add as many emotes as you want from BTTV emote list as you want.

Viewers in your chat will then be able to use these emotes if they have the Better Twitch TV extension installed on their browser.

What is the origin of the CatJAM Emote On Twitch?

You can watch the original CatJAM video below on Youtube:

CatJAM Original Video

CatJAM stems from a viral Tik Tok published on April 15th 2020 and subsequently became a popular emote on Twitch. We believe it became popular when XQCs fans rallied together in his sub-reddit to request he add it as an emote on his stream.

As XQC is one of the biggest streamers on Twitch the CatJAM emote quickly spread across lots of other Twitch channels becoming one of the most used emotes on Twitch.

CatJAM is now enabled on over 280,000 twitch channels.

When Should I Use The CatJAM Emote On Twitch?

CatJAM is mainly used on Twitch when there is a good song playing on stream.


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