Express yourself: Users rejoice as Twitter finally adds emoji reactions to DMs
The feature allows users to assign a response to each text message.
For the uninitiated, the feature allows users to assign a response to each text message, much like the feature in Facebook messenger, which was introduced in 2017.
The folks at Twitter teased the new feature with a tongue-in-cheek tweet.
sliding into your DMs like ❤️— Twitter (@Twitter) 1579734824000
Say more with new emoji reactions for Direct Messages! To add a reaction, click the ❤️➕ icon that appears when yo… https://t.co/wxQq2FkR67— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) 1579735230000
The latest feature includes seven new reactions and one can add an emoji reaction to any type of Direct Message be it text or media attachments.
Several users took to the microblogging site to appreciate Twitter’s move.
@TwitterSupport This is pretty cool. Can you add this feature to tweets as well? Certain tweets(such as someone twe… https://t.co/U8UKa9DN93— Boston the Detroit sports fan. (@GirlNamedBoston) 1579746665000
@TwitterSupport Yay more emojis woot woot #twitter #TwitterFamily #twitterforgood #OneTeam #untilweallbelong— Cassandra⭐️ (@star95011) 1579735286000
@TwitterSupport Great! ♂️ https://t.co/UcaR05ALL5— it's me (@iTsmeinsanee) 1579735763000