Twitter Exploring The Use Of Facebook-Style Emoji Reactions

It wants to know how users would feel with an Angry or a Dislike reaction


When Jane Manchun Wong discovered last year that Twitter was testing Facebook-like reactions, the social network said it was leftover code from a previous experiment and that it’s not currently working on the feature.

It looks like the company has picked the project back up since then, because some users are getting surveys asking them to pick between several different emoji reaction sets. When asked about the survey, a spokesperson told TechCrunch: “We’re exploring additional ways for people to express themselves in conversations happening on Twitter.”

While some of the reaction options remain consistent across the proposed sets, Twitter is considering several options for the others. The “Awesome” reaction could either be a surprised face or the “fire” emoji, for instance. Meanwhile, it seems like the social network is looking at three possibilities for the Agree and Disagree reactions: a thumbs up and down combo, a Yes and No one and another combination that looks like Reddit’s upvote and downvote buttons.

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