Facebook Adds Emoji to Messenger Thread Titles

One of the fruits of Facebook’s recent hackathon in Seattle’s Space Needle was introduced Wednesday by software engineer Bob Baldwin: thread titles in the social network’s Messenger app can now include emoji

EmojiMessengerThreadTitles650One of the fruits of Facebook’s recent hackathon in Seattle’s Space Needle was introduced Wednesday by software engineer Bob Baldwin, who announced in a Facebook post that thread titles in the social network’s Messenger application can now include emoji.

Baldwin wrote:

You can now put emoji in Facebook Messenger thread titles!

I built this at a Facebook Seattle hackathon in the Space Needle a couple of weeks ago. Enjoy!

Readers: What do you think of this new feature?