Custom Statuses: Prevent Animations on Custom Status Emojis
In an effort to reduce distraction in the channel sidebar, we should prevent custom status emojis from animating.
In the following locations, animated emojis display as static emojis and the animation plays when hovered over in the tooltip:
In-Channel or DM
In the following locations, animated emojis display animated:
tooltips for custom statuses - when hovering any custom status, the emoji shows as animated within the tooltip
Profile cards - display as animated without any hover
Status menu - displays animated without any hover
Custom Status Modal - displays animated without any hover
QA Test Steps
Ideally users would also have a setting to disable custom status emoji animation everywhere for themselves.