Backlog gets fresh, updated emojis

There’s nothing worse than stale, overly-corporate comment threads. They’re tiresome, and they don’t inspire anyone to want to communicate more.

Emojis are a great way to keep your communication in Backlog fun and informal. Keeping things casual inspires people to want to communicate with one another. Your messages will feel more personal, and consequently, your team will want to collaborate more.

We love emojis, and it’s about time our’s got a refresh!

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What’s new with Backlog emojis?

They’re bigger and easier to read. Plus, there are more of them to choose from!

Old versions of emojis used in Backlog will be shown the same as before, but moving forward, you’ll get to choose from our updated set of fresh icons.

Even more exciting? Mobile emojis are coming soon!

How to use them

To insert an emoji into a piece of Backlog text, you can either:

  1. Use the emoji icon in the lower right-hand corner of the comment box, or
  2. Enter a colon (:) and another character. A list of emojis will then pop up to choose from.

Using Emojis


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