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The World’s Most-Used Emojis in 2021 Revealed: It’s a Tearjerker

[caption id="attachment_364704" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] Image: Unicode Consortium[/caption] According to an emoji usage frequency report from the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee, 'tears of joy' was the most used emoji across the globe for 2021, with the 'red heart' emoji coming in at a close second. Here's a complete list of the top 10 most used emojis for...

157 New Emoji Coming to iOS Devices Later This Year

On Wednesday, the Unicode Consortium revealed the finalized list of 157 emoji that will arrive as a part of the Unicode 11 standard. The blog post by Emojipedia offers iOS users a glimpse at the new characters they will likely have access to later this year. The set of 157 emoji includes a variety of...

Hijab and Breastfeeding Emojis Among 52 New Designs for 2017

Pretty much everyone uses emojis these days, and they have become an essential part of pretty much every text conversation. Users know it, tech companies know it too, so it’s no surprise there’s such a growing interest in improving them in coming updates. EmojiPedia has published a shortlist of 51 new emojis that are supposed to […]

Here Are the New 250 Emoji Icons Coming Soon Possibly to iOS

On Monday the Unicode Consortium announced version 7.0 of the Unicode Standard, which includes approximately 250 new emoji. The new emoji icons were derived from characters in the Webdings and Wingdings fonts.  "This latest version adds the new currency symbols for the Russian ruble and Azerbaijani manat, approximately 250 emoji (pictographic symbols), many other symbols,...