A few weeks after Apple was first to support tens of new emoji, including taco, cheese slice and rolling eyes, Twitter has quietly added support for the new emoji as well.
— Emojipedia 📙 (@Emojipedia) December 9, 2015
On the Web, Twitter translates emoji into its own set of cartoon-like characters and icons, which is also open source for anyone to use.
The company also added support for racially diverse emoji which were made available earlier in the year.
— Owen Williams ⚡️ (@ow) December 9, 2015
It’s great to see Twitter keeping up with the latest icons, so go ahead and send tacos, unicorns and other icons on Twitter!
➤ Twemoji update [Emojipedia]