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1) The emoji language is the world’s fastest-growing language:

Emoji use has increased rapidly since Apple added the Emoji keyboard to iOS in 2011 and has been widely described as the ‘world’s fastest-growing language’ by many experts. In August 2013 the word ...

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2) There’s controversy around who actually invented emojis:

While the Egyptians are responsible for creating hieroglyphics (which could be argued as the first true emoji), Japanese phone carrier Docomo has most often been widely credited as the originator o...

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3) ‘Emoji’ translated is "picture character”:

The word emoji literally means "picture" (e) + "character" (moji) in Japanese. 

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4) Today there are 3000+ emojis:

Unicode’s official library of emojis is updated every year and as of March 2019, there are 3019 official emojis. 230 new emojis were approved for 2019 with additions including new colors for square...

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5) There is a World Emoji Day:

World Emoji Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated on July 17 every year. The day is deemed a "global celebration of emoji" and is celebrated with emoji events and product releases. July 17 was ch...

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6) ‘Face With Tears of Joy’ was 2018’s most used emoji:

For the third year running, the “Face with Tears of Joy” emoji reigns supreme on social media - this same symbol was even the Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year in 2015. ‘Red Heart’, ‘Smiling Fac...

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7) More negative emojis were used during 2016’s US Election than ever before:

According to Brandwatch, the largest volume of negative emojis ever recorded was during the American election in November 2016. During the week of the election, negative emoji use grew to 28.9% whi...

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8) Men and women use emojis differently:

Another interesting fact released by Brandwatch shows that emoji use differs between men and women. Apparently, women are 11% more likely to use emojis that represent joy and men are 35% more likel...

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9) 3472222 emojis are sent PER SECOND on Messenger:

Over 5 billion emojis are sent to Messenger every day vs ‘only’ 60 million emojis being sent on Facebook. Stats also show that people are a lot more likely to send heart emojis on Messenger (becaus...

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10) Survey result: Over 50% of recruiters are already using emojis:

We surveyed over 250 recruiters last year and we found that nearly 60% of recruiters were already using emojis when texting with candidates with another 15% planning on using them in the future. We...

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