PepeLaugh is one of the most popular emotes on FrankerFaceZ and BTTV, and it is another member of the Pepe the Frog family of emotes.
The PepeLaugh emote looks like Pepe the Frog, with a huge grin and squinted teary eyes. This look indicates a feeling of nostalgia or happiness. It’s often used as an alternate to the official Twitch emote LUL. PepeLaugh has a static image version and an animated version.
Many may compare PepeLaugh to the cry-laugh emoji (????).
What is the Meaning of the PepeLaugh Emote?
The PepeLaugh emote expresses laughter. Often, it depicts something hilarious happening in a stream. It can also be used sarcastically.
How to Use the PepeLaugh Emote
If you want to get in on the fun and use the PepeLaugh emote, doing so is really easy. You’ll need Better Twitch TV or FrankerFaceZ to have it show up in Twitch chats. You also have to remember that this will only work on the desktop Twitch site right now (it won’t work on the Twitch app). Just follow the steps below:
- Open up the website of FrankerFaceZ or Better Twitch TV. Look for the browser extension for your browser of choice and download. Install and activate it and you should be good to go. If emotes still don’t show up, clear your cache and refresh the page.
- Changing some settings for BTTV and FrankerFaceZ is quite easy. All you have to do is click on the gear icon underneath chatboxes (on the desktop version of Twitch) and click on BTTV or FrankerFaceZ settings. This will help you take advantage of all the other features of the extensions.
Remember, if you want to use PepeLaugh emote, it needs to be enabled by the streamer in their chat.
What is the Origin of PepeLaugh?
Pepe the Frog came to be in 2005 when its creator first uploaded it to the internet. Matt Furie published his first comic on his MySpace page and only three years later, it became popularized on 4Chan. The memery extended out of 4Chan and in 2015, Pepe the Frog became a global meme sensation.
In 2017, Twitch culture picked up on Pepe the Frog and variations started showing up. PepeLaugh in particular was added to BTTV in 2017, and to FrankerFaceZ in 2018.
When Should I use the Pepelaugh emote on Twitch?
PepeLaugh is used on stream when something funny happens on stream or in chat.