How to react to a message
1. To react to a message in a channel or direct message, hover over the message.
You can also add the same reaction to a message as another user by clicking on the reaction. Slate tallies the amount of similar reactions.
To insert an emoji, click the smiley face icon on the left side of the message box. Browse through emojis using the icon categories or through the search box.
You can also insert emojis by inputting an emoji code (emoji cheat-sheet here).
Top Hat Community changes common emoticons, or symbols used to represent emoji, to the equivalent emoji. For example,
:) converts to the
Emojis can be enabled/disabled in Your Account settings under the Messages section.
When graphical emojis are disabled, emoji keywords and shortcuts display as regular text.