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# Award emojis
# Award emoji
>**Note:**
This feature was [introduced][1825] in GitLab 8.2.
When you're collaborating online, you get fewer opportunities for high-fives
and thumbs-ups. In order to make virtual celebrations easier, you can now vote
on issues and merge requests using emoji!
and thumbs-ups. Emoji can be awarded to issues and merge requests, making
virtual celebrations easier.
![Award emoji](img/award_emoji_select.png)
This makes it much easier to give and receive feedback, without a long comment
thread. Any comment that contains only the thumbs up or down emojis is
converted to a vote and depicted in the emoji area.
You can then use that functionality to sort issues and merge requests based on
popularity.
Award emoji make it much easier to give and receive feedback without a long
comment thread. Comments that are only emoji will automatically become
award emoji.
## Sort issues and merge requests on vote count
>**Note:**
This feature was [introduced][2871] in GitLab 8.5.
You can quickly sort the issues or merge requests by the number of votes they
have received. The sort option can be found in the right dropdown menu.
You can quickly sort issues and merge requests by the number of votes they
have received. The sort options can be found in the dropdown menu as "Most
popular" and "Least popular".
![Votes sort options](img/award_emoji_votes_sort_options.png)
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The number of upvotes and downvotes is not summed up. That means that an issue
with 18 upvotes and 5 downvotes is considered more popular than an issue with
17 upvotes and no downvotes.
The total number of votes is not summed up. An issue with 18 upvotes and 5
downvotes is considered more popular than an issue with 17 upvotes and no
downvotes.
## Award emoji for comments
>**Note:**
This feature was [introduced][4291] in GitLab 8.9.
Award emoji can also be applied to individual comments when you want to
celebrate an accomplishment or agree with an opinion.
To add an award emoji, click the smile in the top right of the comment and pick
an emoji from the dropdown.
![Picking an emoji for a comment](img/award_emoji_comment_picker.png)
![An award emoji has been applied to a comment](img/award_emoji_comment_awarded.png)
If you want to remove an award emoji, just click the emoji again and the vote
will be removed.
[2871]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/merge_requests/2781
[1825]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/merge_requests/1825
[4291]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/merge_requests/4291
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