The Twitter is looking for for a #HappyDiwali emoji that will be based on public opinion and selected through the Twitter poll. Users can also take part in the poll that has been Tweeted out from @TwitterIndia.
Users can customise Diwali emoji by voting for the colour they prefer by choosing between Blue, Orange, Green and Pink. The period for voting will be for two days starting today. The option that grabs most numbers of votes will be declared as the Diwali 2016 emoji on Friday with @TwitterIndia.The selected emoji will be available to use from October 28.
According to Keya Madhvani, Head of Lifestyle and Culture Partnerships, Twitter India, in a first of its kind, the company is crowdsourcing an emoji for #HappyDiwali in order to bring people more close, create shared experiences. The lamp in the emoji is the sign of optimism, prosperity and courage. It also stands for the evacuation of ignorance through the quest for knowledge.
Once the emoji is launched, typing #HappyDiwali, while composing a Tweet will lead to a special Twitter emoji appearing next to the hashtag in the Tweet. It will also provide users with a fun way to spread the festive cheer.
Here’s how you can vote for your favourite colour to be the #HappyDiwali emoji
1. Log onto Twitter account
2. The pinned tweet is the #HappyDiwali emoji poll. Click here
3. Cast your vote by clicking on one of the colour choices!