Ganesh festival special Twitter emoji trends globally

Micro-blogging website Twitter introduced an emoji on Ganesh festival, and the special emoji has won over hearts globally.

Ganesh festival special Twitter emoji trends globally

According to a statement issued by the site, the number of tweets using hashtag #GaneshChaturthi that went out from September 3 to 6, were 4,80,000.

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There was also a spike on Monday morning with 600 tweets per minute.

The first-ever Ganesh festival emoji was launched on September 4. People can activate it using hashtags like #GaneshChaturthi, #HappyGaneshChaturthi or #Ganeshotsav.

Ganesh festival special Twitter emoji trends globally

After the hashtags are used, a Lord Ganesha emoji is activated next to the hashtag. It will be active until September 16.

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Viral Jani, Head (Media partnerships), Twitter India, had previously said that the emoji was launched "to delight millions of Indian users celebrating this moment".

Source IANS

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