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  1. Stop Converting Text to Emoticons

    If I type D:, as in the D-drive of a computer, it converts it to an emoji. If I hit the backspace it completely deletes it, but doesn't undo the emoji conversion. I'd like a way to be able to disable the conversion of text-to-emoji (and not have it display incorrectly for a recipient) or have the option to backspace when a piece of text is converted to emoji and have it revert back to what it was.

    Thanks!

    143 votes
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    40 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Larger GIF Previews

    Once the GIFs button is selected, allow that window to either be resized, or make the GIF preview window along with the GIFs themselves bigger so we can actually read the text on the GIFs that are displayed.

    138 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. translate links to gifs into gifs

    Please add functionality to translate direct links to gifs into the gif itself. Slack has this.

    133 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Support native system emoji

    For consistency it would be nice to see the operating system's natively rendered emoji font. W10 Anniversary has great emoji that fit the Microsoft design style very well.

    126 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Emojis are gigantic

    The emojis should be same size as text.

    114 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Add the ability to favorite a GIF for later reference

    I would like to have the ability to favorite/save a GIF as one would save a message, then access favorited GIFs via the chat toolbar button. See mockup for desired experience.

    110 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Ability to disable chat reactions

    Please provided a setting that would allow a user to disable the emoji reactions on the chat feature. This gets in the way when trying to copy and paste, or simply hovering a cursor over a message.

    104 votes
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    19 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. shrug emoji

    Need the emoji for shrug (I don't know)! _(ツ)_/¯

    100 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Integrate twitch emotes

    I need to PogChamp and teams gives me no way of doing so

    90 votes
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    27 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Emoji animations

    Please add an option to stop the emojis from moving. Or just remove the animations altogether.
    It is madly distracting.

    85 votes
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    26 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. slash command: shrug

    Slack, MatterMost and hip chat either allow custom / commands, or support /shrug directly. Its a small, but kind of nice feature.

    78 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Let Teams use the middle finger emoji

    Let Teams use the middle finger emoji, it would make our workplace more productive

    78 votes
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  13. emoji skype

    Please support all Skype (Consumer Skype) Emojis also in Teams. see: https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA12330/what-is-the-full-list-of-emoticons

    Users are desperately looking for emojis like (unsee)

    76 votes
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  14. Change how emojis render

    Currently the rendered emojis look horrid with the non-stop gif like animation. Can we have emojis like how slack does them? Clean render, without animating them.

    76 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Disable giphy, stickers, and memes per channel

    There should be settings per channel which would allow / disallow use of Giphy, stickers and memes per channel (not just per team).

    This would allow a channel for general silliness and another where people are not allowed to post stickers/memes/giphy.

    We are seeing that a project can quickly be derailed when a few people start posting memes in the middle of serious discussions to express themselves. While I agree that there's a time and place and those people should be more disciplined, it would be better to restrict those things per channel, so a serious conversation in a particular…

    73 votes
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  16. Please remove your skype smiles

    Please remove your skype smiles - they are really awfull. Just make them look like original emoji (like in slack) or at least like the ones in touch keyboard in Windows 10. Please, it really hurts my eyes. Do a survey on that or something - I'm sure nobody likes skype set of smiles.

    73 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Change the Default Emojis to Reflect Different Skin Tones

    The set of default emojis does not allow different skin tones. Each time a user wishes to use a different skin tone emoji, they must use "Windows key + ;" to see a menu of other emojis. This is awkward to use on an ongoing basis during fast-moving meetings.

    72 votes
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  18. Cannot view emoji's

    Hi Guys, Love MS Teams so far - however myself and few colleagues are stuggling to be able to view emoji's in the web app or locally downloaded version.

    We just see a blank text space.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated :)

    66 votes
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  19. Add check mark emojis ✔ ✅

    I like to just reply with a check mark when I have tasks completed that people send to me...but no check mark emoji are shown in Teams.

    63 votes
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  20. thumbs up emoji

    Please make your thumbsup emoji (yes) not the weird flesh color and stop it from moving. I use the thumbsup all the time in conversation and I'm not sure why but I hate this emoji.

    Great tool though you guys are doing great.

    63 votes
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