At Tars, we are firm believers in the use of non-text elements in messaging flows. Gifs, videos and images make conversations a more engaging experience and improve user experience. For this reason, we are making it easier for bot creators to integrate a key type of non-text elements in their conversational flows. The Tars builder now has an emoji picker, which allows creators to quickly and easily add emojis into bot messages. 💥😮
What is the emoji picker?
We are now give Tars Chatbot creators a panel within the builder where they can choose emoji to insert from hundreds of awesome choices 😀
How does it work?
Accessing the emoji picker can be done by hovering over a message bubble within the gambit and clicking on the smiley face emoji which appears on the right side of the bubble:
The search bar within accepts regular english expressions and will try to find the best match for your query:
Why is this important?
As I mentioned earlier, non-text elements make conversational flows more engaging. Higher engagement means a lower drop rate and a higher conversion rate. If that’s not a a good incentive then I don’t know what else is.😋
Ish is the co-founder at Tars. His day-to-day activities primarily involve making sure that the Tars tech team doesn’t burn the office to the ground. In the process, Ish has become the world champion at using a fire extinguisher and intends to participate in the World Fire Extinguisher championship next year.