Twitter launches a Diwali emoji for India’s festival of lights

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Twitter has just launched the an emoji for the festival of Diwali in India, in the form of a traditional lamp or diya used to celebrate the festival. Twitter users can add the emoji by using the hashtag #HappyDiwali while composing a Tweet

“The #HappyDiwali emoji is a delightful, colourful way to unite Indians all over the world and celebrate the festival of lights together on Twitter,” said Rishi Jaitly, Vice President of Media, APAC and MENA, Twitter. The emoji was launched by Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor today morning. Twitter India is also inviting users to tweet Diwali photos, which will be combined in a Diwali mosaic on Thursday, 12 Nov. on the Diwali on Twitter website Read more…

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