Twitter for Android is getting its own emoji because of fragmentation

There are dozens of versions of Android, and no one version ever seems to be in use by more than 20 percent of the user base. As a result, an emoji sent by a Gingerbread user might read totally differently to a Honeycomb user. World wars have started over less. 

Fortunately, Twitter is now taking action, updating users to one true set of emoji. This is only a funny story because until now, Twitter for desktop users saw custom emoji, and Twitter for Android users saw Android emoji. So you likely read tweets differently based on whether you were on desktop or mobile.

It's fragments all the way down, people. Happy Monday!


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