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The Battle for Mosul Will Be Live Streamed, With Emoji

CNN brought live war coverage to your living room. Now you can watch it on Facebook, during your commute.

The picture looked like many others beamed across the world from war zones: plumes of smoke floating above a faraway town, hinting at destruction that remained out of sight.

Except this footage had emojis zipping across the bottom of the screen. Surprised. Angry. And thumbs up.