The definitive guide to using emojis in Click to Messenger Ads
We have all been there. Imagining the best ad copy to direct users to your chatbot only to realize all your precious emojis have turned into unreadable diamond signs. Turns out there is way to get some of them displayed. Here it is.
Here is what you were expecting your ad to look like when you were designing it in Business Manager, adding emojis to the text box and seeing them appear in the preview box.
And then you click on "See preview in Messenger"... only to realize all your precious emojis have turned into unreadable diamond signs :
Well, there is a simple simple solution to this problem :
First, lower your expectations. You will find that only a subset of emojis will display in Messenger Destination Ads. This might greatly reduce the possibilities for creativity.
Then, dive into the list of emojis you can actually use !
You might have been using the Emoji Keyboard ("Win + ;" on PC - "Command + Control + Spacebar" on Mac) or Emojipedia to type emojis into your ads.
To get emojis correctly displaying in Messenger Destination Ads, you need to type in the old school shortcuts. Here is the definitive list I managed to use.
You might find extra ones ! If you do, don't hesitate to leave your tips in the comments :)
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