What does the emote YEP mean?
YEP is the name of an emote usually shared on dwell streaming platform Twitch.
The emote is simply an previous picture of “Pepe the Frog”, the well-known meme template that includes a inexperienced eyed creature, supposed to depict a frog, displaying an emotion – normally smiling, smirking or unhappy.
Pepe the Frog in the YEP emote reveals a trivial smile, the kind you’ll usually give an acquaintance you’re passing by however don’t need to cease and discuss to.
The emote is principally shared out of the blue, with no context. Many use it as spam to troll the streamer or the viewers.
“YEP” Pepe is meant to depict how all the viewers at the moment look whereas watching the display screen.
Origin of the emote
Pepe the Frog originates from a comic book created by Matt Furie, and dates all the manner again to 2005. One of the first locations it appeared was MySpace, and is taken into account a traditional.
The actual Pepe used as the “YEP” emote was first seen 8 years later, in 2013, on a Conventional Video games board on 4chan.
It took one other 6 years for the emote to attain Twitch, and the fortunate streamer to obtain it first was FrankerFaceZ, and the person who submitted it was yaYEET_xD, in 2019.
Unfold of the emote
After yaYEET_xD set the path, the emote was unfold like a pest to different Twitch rooms, and customers discovered nice pleasure in utilizing it to troll.
When all viewers are into it, the chat room is flooded with inexperienced, smiling Pepe the Frog’s.
After a large spam of “YEP” on xQcOW’s Twitch channel, a redditor petitioned to get the emote banned, solely to obtain a bunch of “YEP” feedback earlier than he deleted his Reddit account.
The emote has proven traces on different platforms as properly, resembling a couple of Twitter posts, however not practically as important as you see them on Twitch.