Another first for King Charles – an official Coronation emoji – Royal Central

The first Coronation of the 21st century will come equipped with a very modern accessory – its own emoji.

With less than a month to go until King Charles III and Queen Camilla are crowned, a brand new social media symbol will appear on Twitter whenever some special hashtags are used.

Five phrases will generate a version of St. Edward’s Crown, adding a whole new spin to an object that has symbolised royalty for almost a thousand years.

The hashtags are #Coronation, #CoronationConcert, #CoronationWeekend, #CoronationBigLunch and #TheBigHelpOut.

It follows the success of last year’s Platinum Jubilee emoji which added a corgi in a crown to a series of hashtags as millions celebrated the 70th anniversary of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

King Charles III and Queen Camilla will be crowned on May 6 2023 at Westminster Abbey.

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