Twitter could soon launch Facebook-like Emoji reactions to tweets
Twitter is working on adding emoji reactions to tweets, similar to those available on Facebook, according to screenshots shared by reverse engineering expert Jane Manchun Wong. The microblogging site might include emoji reactions such as Likes, Cheer, Hmm, Sad, and Haha. Emoji reactions are currently in development, and some reactions in the screenshot, especially Cheer and Sad, used a Heart emoji placeholder. Reactions to the posts are also available on other social media platforms like LinkedIn.
The emoji reactions were Point by reverse engineering expert Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane), who posted a screenshot on Twitter. The emojis look like those made available by Facebook on its platform. While the Haha and Sad emoji reactions are similar to those on Facebook, Twitter can also include Hmm (make-you-think) and Cheer emoji reaction. There doesn’t appear to be an angry emoji reaction on Twitter.
“We’re always exploring additional ways to get people to speak up in the conversations going on on Twitter. We’ll keep you posted,” Twitter said in an email to Gadgets 360 about when it plans to introduce the new emoji reactions on the platform.
Twitter previously provided insight into these emoji reactions, thanks to a survey in March 2021.
In other Twitter-related news, the microblogging site recently stopped accepting new account verification apps it relaunched on May 20. Twitter suspended the service in 2017. Verified accounts are given a blue badge on their profile to help keep them going. out of other profiles. Different accounts may request a verification badge, including activists, influencers, journalists, news agencies, government officials, etc. Accounts requesting the verification badge must be complete, that is, they must contain a profile name, profile picture, and either a confirmed email address or phone number.
Twitter is also reportedly testing a new font family called Chirp. It was first announced in January 2021, and according to users, Twitter has started rolling out the font to its web users. It is also speculated that the social media giant has also published the font for other platforms. The new fonts are Chirp Black, Chirp Bold and Chirp Regular – which are part of the Chirp Sans family.