Until now, Reactions on WhatsApp only supported very few emojis including thumbs up, Love, and LOL. Today, WhatsApp announced that Reactions on WhatsApp now support full emoji keyboard. Yes, you can even select emojis in different skin tones.
With Reactions on WhatsApp, you can react to messages in your individual and group chats with emoji. You can view all reactions to a message by tapping the reactions emoji below the message. Also, you can only add one reaction per message.