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  1. 1,855 votes
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      241 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • allow any emoji as a reaction, not just thumbs up

      Slack has this: get.slack.help/hc/en-us/articles/206870317-..

      1,824 votes
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        104 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add option to make emoticons smaller or be turned off

        Would like the ability to turn off all emoticons. Every chat application I've ever used (Skype, Lync, Slack, Hipchat) allow this option. Or/and make the emoticons smaller.

        It would also be nice to have the option to minimize an emoji or resize an emoji within the chat feed once a user has posted it. Currently ‘edit’ or ‘delete’ is available per message, possiblly if ‘minimize’ or ‘collapse’ option would make this possible? This would enable the viewer of the feed to create their own visual experience/not have to look at emoji if they don’t want to.

        456 votes
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          59 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          The ability to turn off emojis is still being worked upon.

          Also, there is work to create a compact mode which will also help reduce white space… which in turn will impact some of the complaints are far as wasted space from the emojis as well, that have been voiced in the comments.

          Stay tuned for more details.
          -Warren

        • 233 votes
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            17 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • add the Party Parrot emojis

            Please add more emojis. For example
            Add the onion emoji.
            Add the poop emoji.
            Add a “curtsy” emoji to compliment the “bow”.
            Bring the fistbump emoji over from Skype into Teams.
            Add the Party Parrot emoji collection.
            Add emojis that relay more positive messages (most seem negative).
            Add flags emoji collection.
            Add “canyoutalk” emoji from Skype.
            Add medical-themed emojis for those who work in the medical field.

            193 votes
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              23 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • A Brown Hand (instead of just the yellow)

              Hello, it's 2017. Teams needs to start supporting multiple skin colors in emoji. Why is the default for thumbs-up, shaking hands, and all other "realistic" emoji still white?

              These little things matter, especially now that Teams is available in Office 365 Education tenants. Our young students deserve to see emoji that represent them. Slack is way ahead of Teams on inclusive design: https://medium.com/@uxdiogenes/just-a-brown-hand-313db35230c5

              187 votes
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                16 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add the ability to use Bitmojis in Teams

                Integrate Bitmojis into Teams, so I can use my avatar while chatting with my coworkers.

                144 votes
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                  14 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Ability to hide or minimize gifs (at user level)

                  I like a lot about Teams. However, one of the nice features of your main competitor is that on things like GIFs you can minimize them. GIFs are fun, but after the initial fun they are annoying to keep seeing auto playing in the feed. So a way to minimize them in the feed would be great.

                  133 votes
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                    25 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 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.

                    89 votes
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                      8 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow for randomized giphy selection using a shortcut.

                      We're supposed to be working... so selecting the perfect Giphy is a bit of a distraction. Allowing for a randomized Giphy selection (based on keyword) by using a shortcut is something your competition offers, and is missed dearly by our team. Part of the fun was/is being surprised by what pops up.

                      86 votes
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                        8 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add ability to react to posts (with multiple emojis)

                        We need the ability to react to posts with emojis. The full suite of emojis should be available. Any person should be able to react with multiple emjois per post.

                        68 votes
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                          3 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Emojis are gigantic

                          The emojis should be same size as text.

                          64 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Use well-known names (short codes) for emoticons/emoji

                            Amongst others, Github and Slack use a common naming schema for emoji. Teams has a different naming schema for at least part of the emoji set, for example:
                            ":ok_hand:" - not present in Teams
                            ":disappointed:" - can't even be typed, as soon as ":d" is typed it becomes a Skype emoticon

                            Please use a common naming convention that a lot of people have already gotten used to.

                            62 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • translate links to gifs into gifs

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

                              48 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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…

                                46 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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.

                                  45 votes
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                                    7 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 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.

                                    44 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • We want the Muppets from "real skype"!!!

                                      The muppets are a great team building/ice breaking feature that can add life to a dull conversation. We want the Muppets!

                                      42 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 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.

                                        31 votes
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                                          5 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add Giphy Search Operators

                                          For example putting things in quotes should search for an exact match.

                                          Keywords should default to AND search rather than OR. If I'm searching for "wwe mankind" I want gif results that include both tags, rather than just one of them.

                                          31 votes
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                                            4 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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