It is believed that 55 percent of interpersonal communication occurs through body language. We could say that something similar happens with our way of writing on chat platforms and social networks.
It happens that since 1999 emojis have not stopped growing in use. There is no record of conversation that does not have, even one, of these animations. At this point it is important to mention that is not the same as a emoticon. The latter can be written in characters; )
On the other hand, YouTube is one of the fastest growing social platforms in recent years. So how do these two worlds combine? We will see it next.
Why insert emojis in the descriptions, titles and comments of my YouTube videos?
Internet statistics sites claim that about 300 hours of content are uploaded per minute. With that in mind, you can imagine that standing out above the other videos is not a task to be taken lightly. One of the measurements what offers Youtube can better explain this situation.
This is the Click Through Rate or CRT. It is the value that indicates the efficiency of clicks relative to impressions of your video thumbnails and descriptions. That is, if your video (thumbnail) was viewed by 1,000 users and of these, 10 of them clicked to view, it means that you have obtained a CTR from 1%.
Taking into account the above, we can say that the importance of how our video looks in a list is crucial to increase visits. In the same way, a striking thumbnail and a suggestive title are just as important. And what does this have to do with emojis? An image says more than a thousand words. Embed these animations in titles, descriptions and comments it will be the difference when users click on our video.
Learn step by step how to insert emojis or emoticons on YouTube
We hope you have understood the importance of using these elements in your publications. In that case, We will also show you how to do it without so many complications. If you are better at using your mobile to upload content to Youtube, it is worth reminding you that On both Android and iPhone, keyboards have a button for emojis. They are generally found next to the space bar.
However, the downside arises when using social networks from the computer. Since most physical keyboards do not have the same button. Fortunately, there is an alternative method that will allow you place these animations and emoticons on any virtual platform and even many programs like Word or Excel.
Let’s see how to do it:
- Go to “YouTube.com”
- Sign in with your user Y password.
- Then, choose where you will place the emoji. A description of a video of yours, or a commentary in other content.
- In both cases you must do click on the text bar.
- Press the key combination “Windows +.” (the same button usually contains “;”.
- A small window with three tabs. The first contains a great variety of emojis divided into categories. The second, the famous emoticons. And the last one, a very useful list with symbols that sometimes we do not find on the keyboard.
Press click on one followed by the key “Escape”. Otherwise you will continue adding those expressions.
If you are determined not to use the previous method, no matter how simple it was or you operating system does not have this tool, we can recommend other ways for you. It is through external applications.
There are a lot of options on the Internet, but we chose the best 3 for you:
This site is of the most practical to make strings of emojis. You just owe to select the ones you want and they will be placed on the top bar. Once done, add text and press the button “Copy”. Paste it wherever you want.
This page does not have a text bar as above. However, it has a very efficient search engine. Name or describe the expression you want to place in your comment, press “Enter” and the system will return you the best results. The only negative is that works with words in English.
Finishing the list we find this website. It offers several tools, such as swap letters for symbols and of course emojis. These are divided into categories with the most important on a first level. To choose more specific ones, you must select the corresponding grouping.
If you have any questions, leave them in the comments, we will answer you as soon as possible, and it will be of great help to more members of the community. Thank you! 😉