Instagram Added Personalized Emoji Shortcuts for When Users Comment

The feature is not available for captions, responding to Stories

Personalized emoji shortcuts appear above the keyboard - Credit by Instagram
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Instagram quietly added personalized emoji shortcuts above the keyboard in its iOS and Android applications for when people comment on posts.

The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network curiously used Twitter to announce the new feature:

Micah Singleton of The Verge reported that Instagram had been testing the feature since May, adding that it will only appear for comments, and not for other areas of the app where the keyboard is in play, such as captions or responding to Stories. David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
Publish date: September 10, 2018 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT