Facebook on Thursday launched “Soundmojis” for its Messenger app. The new feature adds the audible expressions to emoji, making them accessible through a loudspeaker icon.
The newly evolved emoji will offer the sounds you might expect, like laughter and applause. But you can also use Soundmojis pulled from pop culture — including snippets from TV shows like Bridgerton and from popular musicians. Facebook says it will update the newly launched library of Soundmojis regularly.
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The announcement comes two days before World Emoji Day (which is apparently a thing, if you didn’t know). Soundmojis are available on the Messenger app now.