Loom terms

Emoji reactions

Viewer feedback on videos using emojis.

What are the emoji reactions in Loom?

Loom is a video messaging tool that allows users to communicate more effectively through video. Emoji reactions in Loom are a feature that allows viewers to react to specific moments in a video with a range of emojis. This feature is designed to make communication more interactive and engaging, allowing viewers to express their feelings or thoughts about the video content in a fun and easy way.

When a viewer reacts to a video, the video creator receives a notification, which can help them understand how their content is being received. The emoji reactions available in Loom include a thumbs up, a heart, a laughing face, a surprised face, and a thinking face. These reactions can be used to show approval, express love, indicate amusement, express surprise, or show that the viewer is thinking about the content, respectively.

How to use emoji reactions in Loom?

To use emoji reactions in Loom, you first need to start or join a meeting. Once you're in the meeting, you'll see a toolbar at the bottom of the screen. On this toolbar, there's an icon that looks like a smiley face. This is the emoji reactions button. Click on it to open a menu of different emojis.

From this menu, you can select the emoji that best represents your reaction. Once you've chosen an emoji, it will appear on your video feed for all participants to see. This feature allows you to express your feelings or responses without interrupting the speaker. The emoji will disappear after a few seconds, but you can use as many reactions as you want during the meeting.

Why are my emoji reactions not working in Loom?

There could be several reasons why your emoji reactions are not working in Loom. One possible reason could be due to a technical glitch or bug within the Loom software. This could be resolved by updating the app to the latest version, as developers often release updates to fix bugs and improve functionality.

Another reason could be related to your device or browser compatibility. Loom may not function properly on certain devices or browsers, so it's worth checking if your device or browser is compatible with Loom. Additionally, your internet connection might be unstable, which can affect the functionality of Loom's features. If none of these solutions work, it would be best to reach out to Loom's customer support for further assistance.

Can I customize emoji reactions in Loom?

No, currently Loom does not offer the feature to customize emoji reactions. The platform provides a set of predefined emojis that users can use to react to videos. These emojis are designed to cover a wide range of emotions and responses, allowing viewers to express their feelings or thoughts about the video content. However, the customization or addition of new, personal emojis is not a feature that Loom supports at this time. It's always a good idea to keep an eye on updates from Loom, as they continually work on improving and adding new features based on user feedback.

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