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Today is World Emoji Day! Interesting History! Discover the history of the Mojili language of the new world.


Today is World Emoji Day! Interesting History! Discover the history of the Mojili language of the new world.

Shigetaka Kurita, an engineer at a Japanese mobile operating company, invented the first emoji in 1999. More than 3600 emojis are available as of right now.

Every year on July 17, people celebrate World Emoji Day.

Emojis are a means of self-expression used by more than 7 billion individuals.

Learn about the fascinating background of World Emoji Day.

Emojis play a significant role in the world of online communication.

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Every year on July 17, people worldwide observe World Emoji Day. Emojis play a significant role in online communication, as evidenced by the fact that every day, more than 7 billion people utilise social media platforms to express themselves. More than 3.5 thousand emojis are included in the Unicode standard. These consist of various emojis, such as flags, keycaps, and emojis representing gender or skin tone.

What do emojis mean?


Emojis are a quick method to express oneself. Emoji is a Japanese portmanteau word that combines the words "image" and "character." That is, an emoji is a visual way to express a word or emotion to another person.

World Emoji Day's history

Shigetaka Kurita, an engineer at a Japanese mobile operating company, invented the first emoji in 1999. To promote i-mode, a mobile integrated service, he produced 176 emojis. Unicode acknowledged the use of emoji later in 2010. After that, major corporations like Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter began developing their own emoji versions.

Emoji usage grew so much in 2012–2013 that the word "emoji" was officially added to the Oxford Dictionary in August of the same year. World Emoji Day, which is no less than a festival for the tech industry, was established in 2014 by Jeremy Burge, the founder of Emojipedia, to highlight calendar emojis.

These are the top ten emojis used on social media, according to a research.

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