Snapchat has announced a new partnership with Bitmoji that will allow users of the popular personalized emoji app to use it in chats or images in Snapchat.

Snapchat also confirmed today previous rumors that it has acquired Bitstrips, the company behind Bitmoji. Its official blog revealed the acquisition, and the integration of Bitmoji with Snapchat, in a Bitmoji-based comic strip. The specific financial details of the acquisition were not revealed.


The comic reveals that people who download the Bitmoji app and create their own personal accounts can now be linked in Snapchat. The personal Bitmoji can then be used within Snapchat. If any Snapchat friends have Bitmoji, users can "'Friendmoji'" and use their personal emoji as well.