The emote features Pepe the Frog, with a happy face, large eyes, but squished down to less than half the size of the original emote called peepoHappy, hence the name “wide”.
The emote can be used to express immeasurable happiness on Twitch.tv in response to something that happened on a live broadcast.
The emote has another version called widepeepoSad, which is the opposite of it and is used to express great sorrow.
Origin of the emote
Based on Pepe the Frog that portrays a teenage character which was created in 2005, by artist Matt Furie for his comic series called “Boy’s Club”, the emote is a variant of the emote called peepoHappy.
widepeepoHappy was created to intensify the meaning of the original one, so that viewers can express themselves better in the chatroom of given streamer on Twitch.tv.
It was added to the FrankerFaceZ collection in late-2018.
Spread of the emote
As of 10/12/2019 according to the website StreamElements, widepeepoHappy is the 24th on the list of most popular/used emotes on the website Twitch.tv, making it one of the more popular emotes.
- Urban Dictionary – widepeepohappy