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Title: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: mobiletalk on April 03, 2014, 07:38:47 PM
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Twitter has began to aid emoji in tweets and changing all of them with its very own custom emoji on the internet that may be seen no matter the woking platform or even the browser. For instance, presently both Home windows (7 and eight) and OS X can show emoji within their default browser (IE and Safari, correspondingly) although not in other browsers for example Chrome or Opera. Also, In case your browser doesn't natively support emoji, you will notice Twitter's custom emoji rather.

Twitter is applying images rather than actual emoji, that are text based figures. Due to this, any browser can show them no matter the woking platform. This really is just for Twitter web, however, therefore if you’re on the mobile platform that doesn't support emoji (for example pre-Jelly Bean Android) then you'll still see empty squares in tweets. Also, the Twitter emoji do not work should you embed the tweet.
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: useruseruser on April 06, 2014, 09:37:17 AM
Cool, I can imagine this getting annoying very fast!. I cant believe that its taken this long for Twitter to include such a simple feature. At least the aren't like Facebook and don't change their layout every three days. Damn, I'm getting really tired of Facebook!.
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: Satangel on April 07, 2014, 01:59:16 PM
So I've noticed in some of my tweets. Weird it hasn't been in longer, such a simple and 'essential' feature, bit disappointing they don't have it yet.
Better late than never though :)
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: Laksefar on April 08, 2014, 02:56:38 AM
Yeah, I saw that. 
It's pretty cool. I like that we now have a variety of emotes to expressed what we feel or just make random internet banter with :D
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: babyleans on April 08, 2014, 09:55:50 AM
well its about time. i was wondering why they hadn't done that already. i barely use twitter though.
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: jazma96 on April 08, 2014, 12:09:34 PM
Thank god it has took them long enough... 8) :) ;) :D ;D >:( :( :o
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: Jayson taylor on April 08, 2014, 02:05:22 PM
I am happy, atleast twitter get it.   

these emojis work good than words.   1 emoji is enough to show feelings, nice feature added to twitter.  :)
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: Techiealy on April 09, 2014, 01:45:35 AM
Now I have only used Emoji in blogging. I was really hoping that it will be available in twitter soon and then it happened! Gosh I am so happy. Guess I will be into twitter more because of this new feature, just in time. :)
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: Omni on April 09, 2014, 11:31:48 AM
Not sure how happy I am with this addition, I'm assuming a lot of people will spam their tweets with Emoji.
If that doesn't happen then awesome! Emoji makes you able to add emotion to your tweet which you wouldn't be able to do with just text.
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: tdog6236 on April 11, 2014, 08:54:20 PM
Finally. Something so simple took them this long to update. I used to hate seeing those blank squares all the time and have to check my phone to see what it was. I usually just use my phone for twitter now because of it. But it's good that they finally did this.
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: Klank on April 12, 2014, 12:36:48 PM
Interesting...such a simple concept took them such a long time to implement. Well, I guess now I can actually see what the white boxes are instead of being frustrated over trying hard to figure out which emoji would fit in the context of the tweet! This will introduce a lot of functionality to twitter in general, good decision on their part.
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: frankmarco on April 13, 2014, 04:26:40 AM
NO !  :'(

People will spam it and tweets will become unreadable ! But still they have to do it one day.
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: blackbettie33 on April 16, 2014, 09:00:07 PM
I love the fact that Twitter finally added them, I think it makes tweets more appealing.
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: mikelouis on April 19, 2014, 03:18:10 AM
For sure this is a great move but people will just over use the feature. Either way I welcome this concept so that we just do not have the normal boring tweets on a daily basis.
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: Annabell on April 19, 2014, 11:41:57 AM
I agree, this is going to get rather annoying quickly. But it's a small move which keeps the majority of their members happy, and it probably hasn't cost them too much to be able to implement this. So it is a very smart move on Twitter's part if you ask me.
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: nailah783 on September 28, 2015, 03:29:49 AM
I barely use twitter, but it's good to know that they have caught up with the other sites. I think it's always a good thing when we can completely express ourselves.
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: dyanmarie25 on November 11, 2015, 02:46:00 AM
I am an active user of Twitter, and I am definitely happy about this newest feature of this social media site. Social media posts without emojis seem to be a little dull.
Title: Re: Twitter Now supports emoji on the Web
Post by: thash1979 on January 30, 2016, 11:12:44 AM
Congrats Twitter, it took you long enough! Now I can also try to figure out what people are talking about on there when they type a response that looks like this; 🍕 or 🍜😋🎁🎉📞👔. Which in my daughters eyes would translate to pizza or Chinese tonight for the party, call me after work. 😐