In the world of social networks and text messages, emoji play an important role to express how you feel. If you were feeling that Twitter has a limited number of emojis to choose from, then the company is here for help as the microblogging platform just added 69 new emojis to help you express yourself in a better way.
As over last several years Twitter has struggled to keep itself an attractive options, the company has brought a host of changes including moving away from the 140 character limit recently. And now, the network is promising to bring more functionality in case you need to be succinct with your Tweet. However, this isn’t original changes by Twitter as it is bringing the emojis as part of Unicode 10.0 release.
If you were wondering what these new emojis mean, then Emojipedia is here to help as it explained, “Emoji 5.0 is the list of new emojis for release in 2017. This update includes 56 new emojis from Unicode 10.0, as well as 183 emoji sequences used for gender and skin-tone variants and subdivision flags.”
“Most vendors are expected to support 69 unique images, with 24 of these supporting five additional skin tone variants. 10 of the new emojis have a base (non-gendered) emoji which may or may not display with a gender-inclusive appearance. Many of the emojis in this release rely on characters which are part of Unicode 10.0. Some vendors now support this update, with the majority expected to have support by the end of 2017.”
While the latest inclusion is interesting to say the least, the latest inclusion will have much better usage in chats rather than actual Tweets.
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