twikao app tweets emoticons from photos twikao app tweets emoticons from photos
feb 12, 2012

twikao app tweets emoticons from photos

the ‘twikao’ app translates photos into a kaomoji emoticon, ready for tweeting

the ‘twikao‘ app for iPhone automatically transforms facial expressions into emoticons, by simply taking a photo of the user. the emoticon, with or without the picture, can then be instantly tweeted.

‘kaomoji’ refers to the complex, upright emoticons commonly invented and used by japanese youth. ‘twikao’ translates particular facial features into characters, collectively forming an emoticon whose expression mimics that of the user.

the app is available for free in english and japanese at the iTunes store.

example tweet

a woman illustrates some of the thousands of expressions of kaomoji image courtesy kelanafana

  • “kao” means face! ajajaj

    kaboomistudio says:

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