A Visit to TwitchCon's Emote Museum

By Cecilia D'Anastasio on at

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?