Commemorating the celebration of World Emoji Day on July 17th. Facebook released a new emoji that can speak on its messenger service called Soundmoji. Soundmoji is the next-level emoji that allows users to send short sound clips in chats on Messenger. From applause, crickets, drumrolls, and evil laughter, to audio clips.
So far, there are a total of 27 Soundmojis. In the future, the company made by Mark Zuckerberg promises to increase the number of Soundmoji. “Every day, people send more than 2.4 billion percent with emojis on Messenger. Emojis add color and vibrancy to Messenger chats around the world. We rely on them to say what can’t be said with words,” said Loredana Crisan, VP of Messaging Products, Messenger. “Now imagine if your emoji could talk. What sound will they make? Introducing Messenger’s newest expression tool- Soundmoji,” he added.
To use it, users can head to the Messenger app, start a chat, tap the smiley face icon to open the expression menu and select the speaker icon. Here’s how to access Soundmoji in the Messenger app:
- Open Messenger and start a chat
- Tap the button for the expression menu located at the bottom of the chat
- Tap speaker icon
- Choose and send the Soundmoji you want