According to Billboard, Kardashian has blocked snakemoji from appearing in comments on her page after "Swifties began reciprocating the action." The snake emoji, notoriously, became quite an issue on the social platform following Kardashian's "Famous" phone chat revelation last year.
In a recent (pre-"Look What You Made Me Do") Wired report on Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom's quest to "clean up the internet," it was revealed that the snakemoji vs. @taylorswift battle resulted in the first live test of what would later become the platform's "hide inappropriate comments" feature.
BuzzFeed first noticed the suspiciously snake-free comments on Kardashian's profile earlier this week, quickly putting their theory to the test by typing out some snakes of their own. While the snakemoji typer will still see the slithering message, everyone else is able to exist in a state of suspended, snake-free bliss.
Swift has seemingly embraced the snake concept ahead of the release of her new album Reputation, which includes at least one instance of Right Said Fred. Ahead of the release of debut single "Look What You Made Me Do," Swift's socials personally attacked me with back-to-back-to-back snake clips: