Skip to Content

What Does peepoClap Mean? – Origin & How To Use It

What Does peepoClap Mean? – Origin & How To Use It

If you have been in a Twitch stream you may have seen people type, or heard people say “peepoClap”. But what does this word and emote mean? 

In this article I go over the meaning of “peepoClap”, the origin, and how you can use this emote on Twitch and Youtube as a viewer and as a streamer. 

What Does The peepoClap Emote Mean?

The peepoClap emote is meant to convey that the user is applauding something that occurred on stream. The emote can also be used to sarcastically clap for something that a streamer says or does.

peepoClap

peepoClap Emote Origin

The peepoClap emote is based on Peepo, who is derived from Pepe the Frog, a cartoon created by Matt Furie in 2005. The peepoClap emote was originally uploaded to BTTV on July 24th, 2019 by Sharkie_. It is not currently available on FFZ.

Although the emote is based on Pepe the Frog, the real idea for the emote itself came from the monkaS emote.

The monkaS emote was originally used on 4chan in 2011, and has since grown into one of the most popular emotes/memes on the internet.

The monkaS emote has even inspired other popular emotes such as as monkaWmonkaH, and monkaEyes.

However, although the original idea for the peepoClap emote may have come from the monkaS emote, it is not Pepe the Frog (or monka) who is featured in the emote.

In fact, the peepoClap emote is based off of Peepo, a derivative of Pepe the Frog. Peepo’s real name is Apu Apustaja which means “help helper” in English.

Peepo is often referred to as a younger, cuter, more lively looking version of Pepe the Frog. Although the idea for Peepo came from Pepe the Frog, the two are two different characters or memes if you will.

The idea for Peepo came from a Finnish message board several years ago and then in 2017 the first Peepo emote was uploaded to FFZ and Twitch users fell in love with it.

From there, emotes and memes depicting Peepo began to explode in popularity. Today, Peepo based emotes are some of the most popular emotes on platforms such as Twitch, Youtube, and Discord.

The peepoClap emote is just an example of an emote based on Peepo, although it is one of the more popular Peepo based emotes.

The peepoClap emote is currently used on over 116,000 Twitch channels between BTTV and FFZ combined. It is currently 21st most popular emote on BTTV.

How To Use The peepoClap Emote On Twitch

  1. Add the the BTTV Google extension to your Twitch account.
  2. Make sure the streamer has the peepoClap emote enabled on their channel.
  3. Type “peepoClap” in the streamer’s Twitch chat (without the quotation marks) and send the message.
  4. The peepoClap emote will now appear in the stream’s chat. 

Make sure you type peepoClap exactly as it appears with the correct spelling and capitalization. If you don’t, it won’t work. Also, a streamer must have the emote enabled on BTTV in order for it to work. 

Another cool thing is that if you are on PC, you can just click the little emoji button and select which emote you want to send in Twitch chat.

Twitch Emote Button

If you need more help I wrote an entire article about adding BTTV emotes to your Twitch account. This guide is helpful for both streamers and viewers. 

How To Use The peepoClap Emote On Youtube

  1. Add the BTTV Google extension to your Youtube account.
  2. Make sure the streamer has the peepoClap emote enabled on their channel.
  3. Type “peepoClap” in the streamer’s chat (without the quotation marks) and send the message.
  4. The peepoClap emote will now appear in the stream’s chat. 

If you need more help I wrote an entire article about adding BTTV emotes to your Youtube account. This guide will help regardless if you are a streamer or a viewer. 

When To Use The peepoClap Emote?

The peepoClap emote is best used in a situation where the streamer has accomplished something. For example, if a streamer beats a game, the chat may spam this emote.

Why Is The peepoClap Emote Not Appearing In Chat?

Here are common reasons why the peepoClap emote may not be appearing in chat:

  1. The viewer trying to use the emote does not have the BTTV extension.
  2. The streamer does not have the BTTV extension.
  3. The streamer does not have the peepoClap emote enabled on their channel.
  4. The viewer is trying to use the emote on mobile.
  5. The person did not type “peepoClap” correctly.
  6. Twitch or Youtube banned the emote.

The reasons listed above are the most common reasons why the peepoClap emote won’t work in chat. 

If you feel like you have checked off everything listed above, and the peepoClap emote still won’t work for you, then check out my article here where I go into more detail as to why your emotes may not be working and how to fix it. 

How To Pronounce peepoClap?

The correct way to pronounce peepoClap is “pee-po-clap.” First you say the word “pee” normally, then you say “po” (the ‘o’ makes a long ‘o’ sound as in the word ‘cope’), and lastly you say the word “clap” normally. Pee-po-Clap.

Interested In Streaming? Check Out My Recommendations

Best Equipment (Mics, Cameras, Etc.) – Looking to upgrade your streaming equipment? Check out some of my recommended products here on Amazon. 🎙️📸🎧
Best Overlays, Alerts, Etc. – Want to make your stream STAND OUT? Check out the amazing overlays, alerts, and emotes at OWN3D.TV (click to check them out). 🎨😎👽
Best Streaming Software – Streamlabs Prime is the streaming software used by most major streamers. It allows you to multi-stream, set up a merch store, and much more. Click here to check them out. 🤖
Best Music – Looking for music you can safely play on stream? Epidemic Sound has thousands of DMCA free songs that you can safely play on your streams and Youtube videos. Click here to check them out.🎶🎸🎤

For even more streaming tips and how to content check out my Youtube channel here. And if you want to check out my streams then stop by my Twitch channel here.

👋 Hey There, I'm Eric!

Since 2018, I've been making streams come true.

I like gaming, streaming and watching other people stream. I created this website to help streamers and viewers of streams answer some of the questions they may have regarding live streaming. I am a Twitch affiliate and currently stream on Twitch 3 days a week. I hope you find my content helpful. Feel free to stop by one of my streams to say hi.