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All emojis are now considered equal on Twitter

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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… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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