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Snapchat might pay $100 million for an emoji company

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Snapchat is buying an emoji company for about $100 million, according to a report from Fortune.

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The Canadian company Bitstrips, founded in 2007, is most known for custom cartoon strips that appear in many people's Facebook posts. 

It also makes Bitmoji, increasingly popular personalized emojis based on an avatar you design. Users pick from a variety of face shapes, skin colors and other physical features and can place the avatars in different poses and with different accessories.

Snapchat's plans are still unclear, but Fortune suggested the company could be using Bitstrips to integrate into smartphone keyboards.

WATCH: Dad, daughter remake 'Jurassic Park' with $100K of Legos

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A father and daughter recently teamed up to remake iconic scenes from "Jurassic Park" with $100,000 worth of Legos

According to Laughing Squid, Paul Hollingsworth of Digital Wizards Studios and his 8-year-old daughter, Hailee, created the stop-motion video with the help of friends, including VooDoo Highway Music and animators Sean Willets and Forrest Whaley.

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As of Tuesday morning, the viral video had been viewed more than 524,000 times on YouTube. Check it out here.

The pair also released a behind-the-scenes video.

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