Twitter Stickers: How To Spotlight Photos with Emojis

Twitter Stickers for all users have been around for a while now.  They came out 5 years ago and they are very easy to use on mobile but not on desktop. People just love emojis.

Why? According to science, emojis make us feel better.

Wouldn’t you want your followers to feel better after seeing your tweets?

Twitter Stickers

By showing emojis in your tweets it shows you took the time to convey a special message and feeling to others. You showed them vs. telling them. Stickers have been the rage on Snapchat for some time as that network continues to grow.

Using Twitter Stickers is easy as 1-2-3! See the steps below to start using yours today on your mobile device.

Step One – Upload a Photo, See Tap to add stickers below, and click on the emoji icon.

Twitter Stickers


Step Two – Choose your Twitter sticker and click on it. There are many to choose from.

Have fun with it!



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Then, Click the Twitter sticker to upload the photo and you can resize it if you like. You can place the stickers anywhere on your photo.

Once you see the samples below you’ll start to get some good ideas.

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You can make the images smaller or larger and place them anywhere on the photo. Be creative.


Why Use Twitter Stickers?

  • Creativity – You can get very creative using the new Twitter Stickers with your marketing and personal tweets.
  • Smart Marketing – People will respond better with fun images. You can add these images to your logo, photos, etc to make them stand out more.
  • Eye-Popping Images – The photos will become more noticeable in the Twitter feed. If users can relate to your stickers they may start to follow you.
  • Searchable – Once your Twitter sticker is on a photo, the sticker will become searchable just like a hashtag. The sticker will show in a timeline.
  • Fun – Allows Twitter users to have fun on the network and spend more time on Twitter.


See some cool ideas on how you can use Twitter Stickers below:



Have you started to use Twitter Stickers yet in your tweets? Do you know of other ways you can use them for your marketing? For more Twitter tips be sure to check out my Twitter Resources!

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  • Logesh says:

    Hi Lisa!

    You have actually described about exactly how individuals are enjoying with the Twitter sticker labels.

    Thanks for sharing some interesting post. Keep on Posting.

  • Amar kumar says:

    Hey Lisa,

    Glad to read your wonderful post,

    Application of twitter stickers are great and very useful and main thing is your process is looking cool, it can make anyone understood.

    Yet, i have not even used stickers but i excited to use it on mobile device. I can think it will helpful to make pics amazing and cool.

    Thanks for sharing your worthy post.

    With best regards,

    Amar kumar

    • Lisa says:

      Hi Amar, thank you for coming by on this one. I think you will have fun doing this one on your mobile. I’d love to see what you come up with. They are now using these stickers for Twitter ads too. Have a great day Amar!

  • Louis says:

    Emoji is definitely a great small thing to have in the picture. Twitter picture with an emoji in it would become so interesting and definitely gain a lot more engagement on it.

    • Lisa says:

      Hi Louis, welcome to Inspire To Thrive. Thanks for coming by on this one. Yes I believe it will do that as well. I hope you fun creating some. Have a great rest of the weekend there!

  • Sarah Arrow says:

    How fabulous! Thank you for sharing about these Twitter Stickers Lisa, I had no idea they existed! I don’t recall seeing any, but I sure want to use them! I’ll go and look for you on Twitter 🙂

    • Lisa says:

      Hi Sarah, you are welcome. I’m surprised many people did not know about them yet. I had been waiting since they made the announcement a while back. They having been making many updates lately – more so than ever before. It’s not easy to keep up with them all. Thanks for coming by and enjoy the rest of your weekend Sarah!

  • Hi Lisa, Very interesting how Twitter has introduced stickers. It’s trying to be more like Snapchat as so many other sites are.

    I haven’t seen others using stickers on Twitter yet. so most people probably don’t realize this feature is available. Off to share so others can discover this helpful information!

    • Lisa says:

      Thanks Carolyn, yes I believe that is it. They are fun to use and they can be a creative tool for marketing on Twitter as well. Thanks for coming by and for commenting and sharing Carolyn. Have a great weekend ahead.

  • Ravi Chahar says:

    Hey Lisa,

    Nowadays people are using the emojis a lot. I didn’t know that Twitter is providing the stickers to its users I am sure people are going to love it.

    As you have shown about how people are having fun with the Twitter stickers. It’s awesome. Though I am not a big fan of using the emojis but if science has proved that emojis makes us happy then it’s good to use them.

    Thanks for letting us know about the stickers.
    Hope you are having the great time.

    • Lisa says:

      Hi Ravi, yes, that’s for sure. No matter what network you are on you can see emoji’s everywhere! I was waiting for this feature from Twitter to be available to all, it took severeal weeks from their announcement til they started to make it available for all of us.I hope you have fun with it Ravi! Thanks for coming by.

  • Corina Ramos says:

    Hi Lisa,

    I had no idea Twitter now featured stickers! I’ve seen the flowers around the head on pics but I didn’t know it was a Twitter sticker. I’m definitely going to play around with them.

    Always on top of your Twitter game Lisa! Thanks for telling us about this. Hope you’re well my dear!


    • Lisa says:

      Hi Corina, LOL, funny before I did this post I saw it in a few places and thought, will my readers already know or not? It is so hard to pay attention to everything. I had been looking for it though, otherwise I may have not known either. Love to see how you use them Corina. Have fun with it and thanks for coming by. I hope all is well your way.

  • I may just have to give the stickers a try one of these days, I have been having issues with the Twitter App on Android, so I’ve been using Hootsuite, but I could be tempted to persevere and try them out on some tweets 😉

    • Lisa says:

      Hi Karen, really? I’ve been using mine on my Android. Did you update your apps when your phone suggests? I’d love to see what you come up with. Thanks for coming by and have a great rest of the week Karen.

  • Akshay says:

    Wow great post, Lisa.

    I was waiting for this feature long back ago when rumors started showing up. Today it’s there. Thank you for the post. I’m sure that it will be a huge hit.

    • Lisa says:

      Thanks Akshay. I had been waiting and checking for weeks now. I hope you have fun checking it out. Thanks for coming by on this one.

  • Bren Pace says:

    Hi Lisa!

    OMG! I didn’t know Twitter added this cool new feature! You know I’m looking at my mobile app right at this very moment, right? Stickers are pretty cool when trying to convey a message that maybe the image might not being doing so well. I can’t wait to try this out! Maybe I’ll send a test to you!

    Have a great day ahead and thanks for sharing this with us!


    • Lisa says:

      Thanks Brenda. I’d love to see what you’ll come up with. I’m sure it will be very creative. You are welcome and I hope you have fun with it.

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