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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...

Unicode to Discuss Proposals for Emoji Related to Science, Planets and Hair

UTC151, the quarterly Unicode Technical Committee meeting, is scheduled to take place next week, where proposals for including emoji related to science, planets and hair will be discussed. According to Emojipedia, Emoji 5.0 updates, which includes the final 2017 emoji list, is also on the emoji agenda this month.  While the emoji list for this year was...

Check Out the Final 2017 Emoji List Coming Later This Year [VIDEO]

According to Emojipedia, the final list of 2017 emojis (69 total) have been determined, and should make their way in a later iOS update this year from Apple: Our sample image collection displays all 69 emojis that we expect vendors to support (minus the skin tone variations, of which we only designed a few). Scheduled for...

Unicode Committee to Meet at Apple Campus to Discuss Redhead Emoji

According to a report by Emojipedia, the Unicode Committee will be meeting next week at the Apple campus in Cupertino, CA, in order to discuss the implementation of emoji with red hair in upcoming Unicode standards (via The Verge). Among different proposals, one suggests offering a man or woman emoji with red hair, for which users can...

The ‘Ice Hockey Stick and Puck’ Emoji Has Been Approved in Unicode 8

The Unicode Consortium has released Unicode 8.0, which includes 37 new emojis, which includes missing sports symbols such as the ice hockey stick and puck. This means hockey-mad Canadians can soon look forward to sending this emoji once the likes of Apple, Google and Microsoft bring updates to support it. The full Unicode 8 emoji...

Unicode 8.0 Confirms Canadian Flag Emoji is Coming, Eh! [PIC]

The Unicode consortium on Tuesday announced a new draft report which detailed new changes coming in Version 8.0, slated for mid-2015, which included symbol modifiers for a more broad range of skin tones, bringing some much welcomed diversity to upcoming emoji icons: Earlier this year Apple was working with Unicode to help make emoji characters...