A Visit To TwitchCon’s Emote Museum


Some emotes have been used to cause significantly more trouble than others, but there’s no denying that they are a pillar of Twitch culture. As part of this year’s TwitchCon in San Jose, California, Twitch has enshrined them in a faux-museum display.

To my knowledge, this is the first museum to ever require a meme translation guide. Then again, what is art if not a series of inscrutable emotes hurled into the churning Twitch chat of history?


  • Why can’t Nathan ever discuss something without linking to a previous article of his where he decries it?

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