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Celebrate the #LunarNewYear With Year of the Rooster Emoji and Stickers

By Kathleen Reen
Thursday, 26 January 2017

#LunarNewYear is a time to spend and celebrate with your loved ones around the world. This year the festivities will start on January 28, 2017, but the fun conversations have already started on Twitter.

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During this festive season, many of you will turn to Twitter to wish your friends, families and colleagues a #HappyLunarNewYear. To celebrate this global moment, Twitter is pleased to introduce the #LunarNewYear 2017 Year of the Rooster emoji and stickers to help spread well wishes of happiness, fortune and prosperity around the world. The emoji will go live starting today until February 12, 2017.

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This #YearOfTheRooster emoji will appear when you include any of the following hashtags in your Tweets:

English:
#HappyLunarNewYear
#LunarNewYear
#LNY
#ChineseNewYear
#HappyChineseNewYear
#CNY
#GongXiFaCai
#KungHeiFatChoy

Simplified Chinese:
#新春大吉
#恭喜发财
#新年快乐
#鸡年

Traditional Chinese:
#新春大吉
#恭喜發財
#新年快樂
#雞年

Korean:
#2017어서오계

Bahasa Indonesia:
#imlek
#angpau

As the holiday conversations start happening on Twitter all around the world, we’ve also created our first-ever #LunarNewYear stickers pack to zest up your festive photos.

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Join in the festivities and have fun with the #LNY2017 conversations by Tweeting #LunarNewYear or #ChineseNewYear wishes with special emoji and stickers. From all of us at @Twitter, #GongXiFaCai and #HappyLunarNewYear!

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Kathleen Reen

@kathleenreen

Director of Public Policy, Twitter Singapore