• You can now compose a tweet comprising 140 emoji - but please don't

    4 days ago - By 9to5Google

    Using emoji in your tweets could use up a lot of your 280 characters - up to 14 characters each for some of them. But Twitter has now announced a change ensuring that all emoji are equal under the law, using two characters each...
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  • All emojis are now considered equal on Twitter

    All emojis are now considered equal on Twitter

    5 days ago - By Beta News

    How many characters is an emoji? It seems like a simple question, but on Twitter the answer has not always been clear. Some emojis count as a single character while others eat further into the character count. But now this is changing - Twitter has announced that all emojis will now be treated equally. Previously, emoji that could be modified in various ways - such as changing the skin tone of people - would use up large numbers of characters. No more! See also: Twitter is killing off Moments on iOS and Android Twitter considers new Dehumanization Policy - but...
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