Stars like Lena Dunham and Seth Rogen have flocked to a new keyboard app called Bitmoji that lets users recreate their likeness in emoji form.
Bitmoji is an application that can be downloaded for free as an iPhone and Android keyboard, supplementing those devices’ default emoji with more personalized ones.
“We’ve found that people love designing their avatars,” Jacob Blackstock, CEO of Bitstrips, the company behind the new app, toldBusiness Insider. “Bitmoji puts the face or identity back into communication. If you and I are having a conversation with Bitmojis, it’s totally unique.”
Blackstock says he wants to make texting a more personal form of communication:
Texting is making conversation more convenient than ever, but it’s also stripped away a lot of the things that make communication human. We think one of the most important things that’s still missing is identity. If you think about history, 99 percent of…
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