Twitter adds 239 new emoji – but not everyone can see them all just yet

Unlike most platforms that hoard tonnes of seemingly useless emoji, Twitter has kept a rather frugal selection of emoticons – that is until now. The microblogging service is updating its custom icon set with full support for Emoji 5.0. This means you will now have the option to choose from 69 unique new emoticons with a total of 239 variations when expressing yourself on Twitter. 🤩🤨🤯🤪🤬🤮🤫🤭🧐🧒🧑🧓🧕🧔🤱🧙🧚🧛🧜🧝🧞🧟🧖🧗🧘🤟🤲🧠🧡🧣🧤🧥🧦🧢🦓🦒🦔🦕🦖🦗🥥🥦🥨🥩🥪🥣🥫🥟🥠🥡🥧🥤🥢🛸🛷🥌🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 #emoji5 #test — Emojipedia 📙 (@Emojipedia) April 20, 2017 But there is one catch: Not all new icons will be readily viewable outside of the official Twitter website and app. For example, flag emoji will…

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