Telegram emoji reactions feature for iOS users coming soon
Telegram emoji reactions features will allow users to react to a message by selecting a suitable icon like in Instagram, Twitter and iMessage.
After Twitter, Instagram, and iMessage, Telegram is reportedly working on a message reactions feature that will allow users to express their emotions through emojis. As of now, this Telegram emoji reactions features is available in the beta version of Telegram for iOS. The same would be introduced for Android users as well soon. This Telegram feature will enable users to send different emojis in response to the messages they receive on the app.
As many as 11 different Telegram emoji including thumbs up, thumbs down, heart, have been added to the app to share as reactions in the chat. Like other social media apps like Instagram and iMessage, whenever an emoji is selected, users can see dynamic animations as well.
Users will have to choose from emojis like thumbs up, thumbs down, red heart, and fire
The testing of emoji reactions for Telegram's iOS platform was reported on a Reddit post. With this feature, users will be allowed to select an emoji to express their reaction to a particular message or post on Telegram. As shared in a Reddit post, users will get to select emojis like thumbs up, thumbs down, red heart, fire, party popper, pile of poo, vomiting face, face with tears of joy, loudly crying face, screaming face, and star-struck face.
The emoji reactions selected can be seen as small moving animations in the chat. In group chats or Telegram channels, users will be allowed to click on a message to know about the reaction of people to each message. The group admins are also allowed to disable the emoji feature in groups as well as allow a limited selection of reaction emoji.
As of now Twitter, Instagram, Facebook Messenger and iMessage allow users to react to messages by adding emoji reactions to the messages or comments. Meta-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp is also speculated to be working on message reactions.
Meanwhile, Telegram recently announced new features like Protected Content, QR and Call-Based Login, and Live Text Recognition in its latest update for users. Telegram in one of its blog posts stated that now users are allowed to delete messages from specific dates, manage their connected devices, and log in via phone calls. In the new update, Group and channel admins can also control the flow of content in group chats by restricting members from saving or sharing content outside the group.
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