Twitter may make tweeting more stressful with new emoji reactions

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Have you ever been scrolling through Twitter and thought, “This website could really use some Facebook-style emoji reactions”? Yeah, me neither. Nonetheless, the company has been surveying users throughout the past month about that possibility, TechCrunch reports.

Per screenshots of the survey that a Twitter user shared, the proposed emoji reactions could include the basics — a laughing face with tears, a thinking face, a crying face — and some spicier variations — shocked faces, angry faces, fire emojis. They could also include a downvote or dislike option.

A Twitter spokesperson tells The Verge, “We’re exploring additional ways for people to express themselves in conversations happening on Twitter.” The spokesperson emphasizes that…

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