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Youji app review: become an emoticon!

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Introduction

Youji is a wonderfully innovative iPhone and iPad app that you can use to create your own library of Emojis and emoticons by taking photos of yourself to really show others what you're thinking and feeling.

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I absolutely love the idea behind this app; the days of boring old yellow smileys are long gone and it's high time we saw some innovation like this. If you're looking for a fun way of spicing up your online chats then I highly, highly recommend checking out this cool new app!

Youji

Free

Create Your Own You-Moticons!

What we have here is a very fun addition to the Social Networking category of the App Store that will enable you to use selfies to create a wide range of personalized Emojis featuring yourself as the main star.

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All you have to do is take a picture of yourself and give it a name to capture your thoughts and feelings, plus you can choose from a range of differently shaped frames to emphasis your 'youji' even more.

Capture your emotions
Capture your emotions

Get Animated!

Another awesome feature of Youji is that you can create animated GIF youjis to bring your conversations to life. This feature does require an in-app purchase but just imagine the laughs you'll get with your new animated you-moticons!

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You'll also be pleased to know that this app has is fully updated and optimized to work effortlessly with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8, so you can expect a polished and professional presentation every step of the way.

Frame your feelings
Frame your feelings

Youji

Free

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Use selfies to create a wide range of personalized emojis featuring yourself
  • Simply take a picture of yourself and give it a name to capture your thoughts and feelings
  • Take a photo from within the app or import one from your iOS device's Camera Roll
  • Choose from a variety of frame shapes to best emphasize your 'youji'
  • Fully updated and optimized to work effortlessly with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8
  • In-app purchases allow for animated GIF youjis for even greater freedom of expression

Cons                                                            

  • There is nothi​ng negative to say about this app

Insert into messages
Insert into messages

Final Words

Youji not only follows a great concept but it has been executed by a development team that clearly knows what they're doing, making for an iPhone and iPad app that is both fun and very easy to use.

 

Youji

Free
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MarkBangs

Mark is an opinionated writer who loves to review apps. In 2012, he started reviewing Apple apps on a regular basis and wonders how he survived up to that point without these apps.