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The Google Cheeseburger Emoji Debate Is Ripping Up The Internet: Here's What It's All About

A debate involving the Google cheeseburger emoji has started ripping up the internet. Here's what the fuss is all about, and how you can join in on the fun like Google CEO Sundar Pichai did.

Google October 29, 2017

Proposed Emojis For Unicode 11.0 Include Drunk Face, Llama, And Sad Poop

Unicode has now announced 67 new proposed emoji for Unicode 11, due in June 2018. The list includes many items, including a kangaroo, a flat shoe, and a frowning pile of poo.

Apps/Software August 5, 2017

Apple's World Emoji Day Celebration Has New Emojis Heading To iOS, macOS, And watchOS Devices

In celebration of World Emoji Day, Apple has unveiled a new set of emojis that will arrive later this year across Apple devices. The company also converted some film titles on the iTunes Store into emojis.

Apple July 17, 2017

Unicode 10 To Come With 56 Emojis For iPhones Everywhere, Including A T-Rex And The Colbert Emoji

Unicode 10 has now officially rolled out, finalizing the code points required for new emoji support. It’s now up to vendors such as Google, Apple, or Microsoft to support them via their next software updates.

Apps/Software June 22, 2017

Say Goodbye To Those Weird Android Emoji Blobs: Google Will Introduce Redesigned Emojis In Android O

After being introduced in Android 4.4 KitKat, the weird emoji blobs of the mobile operating system will finally be replaced in Android O. The biggest change that Google made is the shape, which will become circular like most emojis.

Google May 18, 2017

Facebook Comments Get Reactions, But Do They Improve Or Kill Communication?

Facebook has started rolling out reactions for comments on both the desktop and mobile versions of the site. Will this move improve communication or hinder it?

Internet May 5, 2017

Modern Architecture: Dutch Building Has Emojis As Gargoyles Of The Internet Age

A building in Dutch city Amersfoort sports a unique design: one of its sides has 22 emoji gargoyles. The architect used the iconic digital symbols in a bid to memorialize the current age and contemporary society.

Life & Style April 25, 2017

Hush, Mind-Blown, Broccoli: All These And More As New Emojis Gets Revealed

Unicode has unveiled Emoji 5.0, a list of potential emojis. The new emojis will launch sometime mid-2017.

Internet March 23, 2017

Like It Or Not: Facebook Tests 'Dislike' Reaction Button On Messenger

Facebook is reportedly trying out the popular-but-non-existent 'Dislike' button. The social media network will put the button in its Messenger app.

Apps/Software March 6, 2017

EatMessage Is The Emoji Food Fight Game For iMessage Starring Your Selfie

A new game called ‘EatMessage’ launched in the iMessage App Store that uses augmented reality to have the player’s selfie dodging and eating emojis.

Apps/Software February 16, 2017

iOS 10.2 Features: Latest Update Brings New Emoji, TV App And More: Here's What You Get

Apple has officially released iOS 10.2 for the general public, adding a slew of new tricks and improvements. The update brings more than 100 new emoji, a new TV app, single sign-on for cable TV, new wallpapers, a videos app widget and more, so here's what you get.

Apple December 13, 2016

Google Allo Ups Emoji Game: Update Brings Smart Emoji Button, Fantastic Beasts Stickers And Chat Themes

Google has added a new update to Allo, its smart messaging app for Android and iOS. Users can now enjoy a smart emoji button that offers emoji and sticker predictions, as well as new chat themes to spice things up.

Google November 16, 2016

Apple Makes Things Right, Restores Peach Butt Emoji Via iOS 10.2 Beta 3

Due to public furor, Apple has brought back the controversial peach emoji it recently redesigned in a beta version of the iOS 10. It only got a bit more shiny and realistic.

Apple November 16, 2016

Apple Releases iOS 10.2 Beta 1: New Emojis, Preserve Settings Option For Camera, Videos App Widget And Many More

After launching iOS 10.1.1, Apple released the first beta of iOS 10.2 to developers. Among the things in the latest iOS version are new emojis, a Preserve Settings feature for the Camera app and a widget for the Videos app.

Apple November 1, 2016

Android 7.1 Nougat Update Will Bring Tons Of New Emojis To Enjoy

Unicode 9 is up and and running and Google took full advantage of it in the form of a new emoji list. The library now offers multiple skin tone choices, gender choices for professions and new relevant symbols.

Apps/Software October 28, 2016

There Are Finally Interracial Couple Emojis Thanks to The 'Love-Moji' App

Love-Moji brings ways to express interracial heterosexual and same-sex relationships via emojis to iOS and social media users.

Life & Style October 5, 2016

WhatsApp Clones Snapchat Creative Tools: Enhance WhatsApp Photos And Videos With Writing, Doodles And Emoji

If imitation is a form of flattery, Snapchat should be proud. WhatsApp's latest update just copied Snapchat's creative tools, now allowing users to write, doodle or add emojis to photos and videos.

Apps/Software October 4, 2016

WhatsApp Getting New Snapchat-Like Features: Drawings And Stickers Coming Soon

The new WhatsApp update introduced in its latest beta version for Android has features similar to Snapchat's functionalities. Changes also include tweaks to the app's proprietary camera interface.

Apps/Software September 12, 2016

Apple Proposes To Add Five Job-Related Emojis: Artist, Astronaut, Firefighter, Judge And Pilot

Apple proposed to add five new job-related emojis to the Unicode Emoji Version 4.0 update, specifically for an artist, an astronaut, a firefighter, a judge and a pilot. All emojis will come with male and female versions.

Apple August 25, 2016

Apple’s iOS 10 Update Will Feature 100 New Emojis With Focus On Female Athletes And Professionals

Apple’s fall software update for iPhones and iPads iOS 10 will include more than 100 new emojis, including more representations for females and redesigns of existing characters.

Apps/Software August 1, 2016

Snapchat Launches Bitmojis Months After Bitstrip Acquisition: Here’s How To Set Up And Use The Personalized Emojis In Snaps And Chats

Snapchat finally added support for Bitmojis after it acquired the app’s company Bitstrip back in March. Here’s how to set up and use the personalized avatars in Snapchat.

Apps/Software July 19, 2016

Google’s New Working Women Emojis Are Approved: Android Users Can Soon Use The Female Coder, Scientist, Mechanic And More

Unicode approved 11 new emojis proposed by Google that feature more diverse professions for men and women in all skin tones.

Apps/Software July 15, 2016

Disney Emojis Are Finally Here With The Launch Of This Magically Addicting Mobile Game

Disney launched a new mobile game on Thursday, July 14, called ‘Disney Emoji Blitz’ that allows players to collect and unlock emojis of popular Disney and Pixar characters to be used in text messages.

Apps/Software July 14, 2016

Attention iOS 10 Beta Testers: Apple Unveils Animated Emojis For iMessage

Beginning with iOS 10, developers will be able to use the new Messages API to create animated emojis for iMessage. Apple has released four sticker packs that iOS 10 beta testers can now try out.

Apple July 4, 2016

Mozilla Is Breaking Down The Basics Of Encryption With The Help Of Emojis

Mozilla is teaching users the basics of encryption using emojis in this education game that consists of deciphering messages.

Internet June 30, 2016

Unicode 9 Is Here With 72 New Emoji: Selfie, Face Palm, ROFL And More

The latest Unicode 9 standard rolled out just as scheduled, adding a slew of new options. New emoji include a face palm, rolling on the floor laughing (ROFL), drooling face, selfie, avocado and many more - 72 in total.

Apps/Software June 23, 2016

Here's The Reason Why There Will Be No Rifle Emoji

The Unicode Consortium removed the rifle emoji from its latest emoji update after hearing opposition from Apple and Microsoft. Code for the rifle will still exist but only as a black-and-white symbol, so it won't be supported on devices.

Apps/Software June 18, 2016

AI-Powered Dango Suggests The Perfect Emoji For Your Conversations

Exciting news for emoji users out there! The Dango app has been built specifically for your daily messaging needs, suggesting related emojis (and even GIFS!) to capture the essence of your messages in one perfect emoticon.

Apps/Software June 13, 2016

72 New Emojis Will Be Released This Month, Including An Avocado, Pregnant Woman And Selfie

Unicode 9.0 will include 72 new emojis, such as an avocado, bacon, pancakes, a pregnant woman, a shrug and selfie, when it's released on June 21.

Apps/Software June 3, 2016

It Has Come To This: Bible Translated To Emoji Now In App Store As 'Scripture 4 Millenials'

The Bible has had many different interpretations over the years, and now a version with emojis exists. Meet 'Bible Emoji: Scripture 4 Millenials,' an e-book translation for iOS that lets users peruse the adventures of Noah, Jesus and Abraham in a very contemporary way.

Apps/Software May 31, 2016

Bro, You Need To Download This New Emoji App

Bromoji is the emoji keyboard app made specifically for guys who want to bro out over texts. The app is available now for iOS users.

Life & Style May 25, 2016

These Trump Emojis Will Help You Make Texting Great Again

Download these Donald Trump emojis available for iOS to make your texting game great again.

Apps/Software May 20, 2016

SwiftKey Unveils Swiftmoji, A Predictive Keyboard That Will Give You The Best Emoji To Use

SwiftKey is working on Swiftmoji, a predictive keyboard that uses artificial intelligence to suggest the best emoji for users to insert into their messages. The app will also suggest words with personalized predictions.

Apps/Software May 19, 2016

These 3 Monkey Emojis Caused A Major Twitter Debate

Twitter is currently divided when it comes to a poll that has broken the Internet regarding three monkey emojis.

Viral May 11, 2016

Google Presents Professional Women Emoji To Support Gender Equality

Employees at Google have submitted a proposal before the Unicode Consortium for the approval of 13 new emojis. These emojis represent professional women at the workplace and are in a bid to support gender equality.

Life & Style May 11, 2016

The Lemon Emoji Rises To Internet Fame Thanks To Beyoncé's 'Lemonade'

Beyoncé caused an increase use in the lemon emoji on Twitter after the release of her new album 'Lemonade.'

Viral April 29, 2016

Google Tweaks Its Emojis For Android N To Be More Like Apple's: Here's What They Look Like

Google redesigned its emojis to include more human characters and skin tones, just like Apple.

Internet Culture April 18, 2016

Dallas Mavericks Head Into The Playoffs With A New Emoji Keyboard App

Dallas Mavericks Release A New Emoji Set For The Playoffs

Internet April 15, 2016

Spotify Signs On To Be An App Featured In Sony's 'The Emoji Movie'

Sony Pictures revealed plot details about 'The Emoji Movie,' as Spotify signed on to be the first official app featured in the animated film.

Movies/TV Shows April 14, 2016

Snapchat For Android Now Allows You To Pin 3D Stickers On Your Videos

Snapchat just got an update, and thanks to that, you can now pin 3D stickers on your videos. Here is how you can use this feature.

Apps/Software April 14, 2016

Microsoft Overhauls Windows 10 Emojis, Introduces Ninja Cat

Microsoft expanded its list of emojis as part of its 'Anniversary Update.' Fan-favorite, Ninja Cat, has been officially added to the fresh version of Windows 10 and comes in six adorable poses.

Apps/Software April 13, 2016

Emojis Can Get Misinterpreted Across Different Phones

If you think you got your message across clearly because of that extra emoji, think again. A study shows that emojis are also prone to misinterpretation.

Apps/Software April 12, 2016

Here's What That Sassy Female Emoji Could Really Mean

This theory argues that there is really another meaning behind the sassy female emoji, which represents 'information desk person.'

Internet Culture April 12, 2016

These Are The Real Meanings Behind Snapchat Emojis

Snapchat features emojis next to some users' names. Here's what these characters mean on the messaging app.

Apps/Software March 21, 2016

Guinness Proposes A Dark Beer 'Stoutmoji' Be Added To The Emoji Keyboard

Guinness wants the Unicode Consortium is bring more beer variety to the emoji keyboard by adding a dark stout.

Internet Culture March 9, 2016

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