The happy frog face was taken from one of the strips and quickly turned into a reaction image and then later an emote for the streaming website Twitch.tv as part of the browser extension FrankerFaceZ.
The emote is used to express happiness and in some cases excitement. FeelsGoodMan is part of the Pepe the Frog variant emotes which are as following:
Origin of the emote
The first known mention of FeelsGoodMan comes from the message board 4chans subpage /b/ random, where users have uploaded parts of the comic Boy’s Club, created by Mat Furie.
The comic features various characters as well as Pepe the Frog, who the meme is based on. The happy frog face was copy pasted from one of these and quickly turned into a reaction image, then a unique emote for the streaming website Twitch.tv in 2016.
Spread of the emote
As of 10/12/2019 according to the website StreamElements, FeelsGoodMan is the 9th on the list of most popular/used emotes on the streaming website Twitch.tv, making it the most popular emote featuring Pepe the Frog.
- Know Your Meme – Feels Good Man