Twitter’s direct messages now support emoji reactions, the business has announced. To utilize them, you can either tap the little “heart and plus icon” that appears to the right of each message received, otherwise you can double tap a message on mobile to access the emoji reactions menu.
The function has introduced with seven emoji, which for those keeping rating is one more than Facebook presently supports. Twitter’s selection includes your common thumbs up, laughing face, heart, and unfortunate crying face emojis, however it’s also checking out a couple of more initial alternatives. There’s a fire emoji to let you show your appreciation for ill burns, and a thumbs down emoji for when you need to decide the fate of a roman gladiator.
Twitter’s assistance page for the brand-new feature notes that you can undo a reaction at any time, but likewise states that all conversation individuals get alerted whenever you add an emoji response to a message, so make sure to react properly. The function appears to be live now throughout both web and mobile, but Twitter keeps in mind that anybody utilizing an older version of its app will see reactions shown as text.