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The struggle of using native emoji on the web

Emoji are a standard overseen by the Unicode Consortium. The web is a standard governed by bodies such as the W3C, WHATWG, and TC39. Both emoji and the web are ubiquitous. So you might be forgiven …
by Read the Tea Leaves archived copycurrent

I wouldn't have known about this if I didn't see this in my reader, and now I'm very glad that I read it through and appreciate the work you've spent on getting to this point. It does feel like it'll be safer for small shops to lean on what Twitter's done thus far. I vaguely remember a community version of twemoji that was used for Mastodon and allowed for custom emoji. I might be blanking out here though.

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