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The emojis next to users' names on Snapchat can be mysterious if you don't know what they mean. You can find out, though, by going to Settings > Manage Preferences > Friend Emojis. Here, you can get the breakdown of all the emojis and what they signify. 

Don't approve of the ratings you have on Snapchat? You can scroll to the bottom of that page and select "Reset to default" if you want a clean slate for your streaks and BFFs. 

Source: Snapchat
Source: Snapchat

Super BFF

Super BFFSource: Snapchat
Super BFF  Snapchat

According to Snapchat, two pink hearts means the user is your "#1 Best Friend" and you're their No. 1, too. You can only receive this distinction if you've been each other's No. 1 for two months in a row.


BFFSource: Snapchat
BFF  Snapchat

After being each other's No. 1 for two weeks, you get a red heart distinction. Keep this up for two consecutive months and you'll get upgraded to Super BFF status.


Besties Source: Snapchat
Besties  Snapchat

Prior to reaching BFF status, though, you'll have to achieve the rank of Besties — when you and another Snapchat user are each other's No. 1 for less than two weeks. This level is signified with a yellow heart.


BFsSource: Snapchat
BFs  Snapchat

The smiley-face blushing emoji lets you know who your best friends on Snapchat are.

Their BF, but ...

Their BF, but ...Source: Snapchat
Their BF, but ...  Snapchat

The slick-grinning emoji is a perfect fit for this distinction — when you're their best friend but they're not yours. The nerve!

Mutual Besties

Mutual BestiesSource: Snapchat
Mutual Besties  Snapchat

Sharing is caring, except when it's your best friend. The awkward-smile emoji appears next to a user when your "#1 Best Friend" is also theirs. Awkward.

Mutual BFs

Mutual BFsSource: Snapchat
Mutual BFs  Snapchat

When you get the smiley-face emoji with sunglasses, it means you share a best friend with that Snapchat user.

New friend

New friendSource: Snapchat
New friend  Snapchat

The baby emoji denotes someone who's a new friend on your list.


Snapstreak!Source: Snapchat
Snapstreak!  Snapchat

The fire emoji represents a snapstreak and appears next to a number signifying how many days you and a friend have snapped each other. If you guys don't snap each other within 24 hours, your streak will be over.


Replay!Source: Snapchat
Replay!  Snapchat

The star emoji appears next to a user when one of their snaps has been replayed within the past 24 hours by you or another Snapchat friend.

Group Chat

Group ChatSource: Snapchat
Group Chat  Snapchat

The diamond-star emoji trio appears next to Group Chats.