A last missing link for interoperable representation
Martin J. Dürst via Unicode
unicode at unicode.org
Mon Jan 14 03:45:42 CST 2019
Hello James, others,
From the examples below, it looks like a feature request for Twitter
(and/or Facebook). Blaming the problem on Unicode doesn't seem to be
On 2019/01/14 18:06, James Kass via Unicode wrote:
> Not a twitter user, don't know how popular the practice is, but here's a
> couple of links concerned with how to use bold or italics in Twitter
> plain text messages.
> Both pages include a form of caveat. But the caveat isn't about the
> intended use of the math alphanumerics.
> The first page includes the following text as part of a "tweet":
> Just because you doesn’t mean you :)
> And, as before, I have no idea how /popular/ the practice is. But
> here's some more links:
> (web page from 2013)
> How To Write In Italics, Tweet Backwards And Use Lots Of Different ...
> (This is copy/pasted *as-is* from the web page to plain-text)
> Bold and Italic Unicode Text Tool - -
> Super cool unicode text magic. Write and/or
> updates on Facebook, Twitter, and elsewhere. Bold (serif) preview copy
> Michael Maurino [emoji redacted-JK] on Twitter: "Can I make italics on
> twitter? 'cause ...
> Charlie Brooker on Twitter: "How do you do italics on this thing again?"
> How to make your Facebook and Twitter text bold or italic, and other ...
> Apr 10, 2016 - For years I've been using the Panix Unicode Text
> Converter to create ironic, weird or simply annoying text effects for
> use on Twitter, Facebook ...
> How to change your Twitter font | Digital Trends
> Aug 14, 2013 - now you can use bold italics and other fancy fonts on
> twitter isaac ... or phrase into your Twitter text box, and there you
> have it: fancy tweets.
> Twitter Fonts Generator ( ) ― LingoJam
> You might have noticed that some users on Twitter are able to change the
> font ... them to seemingly make their tweet font bold, italic, or just
> completely different.
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