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Twitter Unveils Special Emojis for the Pope’s U.S. Visit

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In honor of Pope Francis’s upcoming visit to the U.S., special emojis appear alongside hashtags #PopeInUS, #PopeInDC, #PopeInNYC, #PopeInPhilly on Twitter. A cartoon of the Pope’s face for the U.S. one, the Statue of Liberty for the NYC one, the Liberty Bell for the Philadelphia one, and the Capitol dome for the DC one.

It is not the first emoji set inspired by the Pope’s visit. Swyft Media, a company that produces branded content, has released a “POPEMOJI” keyboard that is made up of 52 emoji and 14 GIFs of Pope Francis. Some of the images:




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