Emojis are proof that pictures do (at times) paint a thousand words.
Today is World Emoji Day -- 17 July is the date noted on the calendar emoji.
To celebrate this non-event, people are tweeting about their love for the little faces that often take over our texts, iMessages, emails and WhatsApp chats.
Given the range of human emotion emojis can now convey we thought it fitting to rebrand the little faces as real people -- those characters who tend to best represent these emojis in real life.
Here it is:
The dancing girl
Black police officer
Don't want any part of it
Suggest a correction