Microsoft 365 is bringing Clippy back as an emoji — but fans want him on Xbox, Windows 11, too

Clippy makes reappearance in Office as an emoji

Clippy, the controversial paperclip assistant that delighted (or irked) Office users in the late 90s, is making a nostalgic comeback in Microsoft 365, but it’s not what you’re thinking.

On Thursday, Microsoft tweeted an illustration of Clippy with the following caption: “If this gets 20k likes, we’ll replace the paperclip emoji in Microsoft 365 with Clippy.” In under an hour, the tweet amassed nearly 23,000 hearts.

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