Emoticons and other special characters are fun ways to enliven email and tweets. You may ♡ New York. Or want to attract

☞ attention ☜.

But to avoid your tweets being received like this:

Screen shot of tweet with special characters improperly rendered as boxes

…you need to ensure that you are using Unicode, a cross-platform standard for encoding special characters and symbols.

On your iOS device (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch), the Uniconsole App App allows you to easily copy and paste Unicode characters into your tweets and emails:

Screenshot showing Uniconsole App inserting special characters

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