Émoji

The Politics Of Digital Discourse: It's Getting Emoji-onal

Olivia Petter | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Tech
Olivia Petter

I enjoy emojis just as much as the next smartphone-obsessed millennial; while I'm delighted that I will soon be able to illustrate my english breakfast in full (bacon, sausages and eggs are just some of the new inclusions), I can't help but feel slightly concerned by the rate at which emojis seem to be monopolising the way we communicate.

So Facebook Where Is My Emoji?

Rosemary Frazer | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Tech
Rosemary Frazer

Emoji have exploded in popularity in recent years, with their widespread use spanning across different generations and offer anything from creme caramel to camels to help you sum up how you are feeling - they even have two types of camel in their mood tracking library.

Man Jailed For Six Months For Sending Gun Emoji Text To Ex

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK

A man has been jailed for six months in France for sending his former girlfriend a text message featuring a gun emoji. A french judge ruled the cartoo...

Does Your Brand Speak Emoji?

Jon Buss | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Tech
Jon Buss

Can a little yellow face with tears of mirth rolling down its cheeks really be considered not just a word, but the word that best summarises communication in the year 2015?

It's St David's Day, So Naturally There's A Welsh Emoji Keyboard

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Tech

St David's Day, celebrated on 1 March is Wales' national day. It commemorates the death of the patron saint of Wales who died in c569 AD. Of course...

Donald Trump Emojis Are Finally Here

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Comedy

It's the moment we've all been waiting for - Donald Trump has become the first US presidential hopeful to release a set of emojis, in hopes of appeali...

QUIZ! Spot The 2015 Song Titles From The Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Entertainment

There’ve been some real pop gems in the charts over the past 12 months, both from international artists as well as homegrown talent - but how well d...

Definitive Proof That Using Emojis As Mac Passwords Can End Very Badly

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Tech

So we'd like to take a moment and thank Artiom Dashisnky. In trying to explore the extreme fringe of personal security he has categorically given us o...

REVEALED: The New British Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Comedy

In light of the OED's choice to make an emoji the word of the year, we thought it was time to get some proper British emojis to represent how we feel ...

2015's Word Of The Year Isn't Even A Word

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK

Oxford📕💖word is😂, many👩are😡, some are😀, be most think it's💩. In an age where people are limited to 140 characters and reply to...

A Frustrated Jose Mourinho Goes Through The Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Sport

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho looked a troubled man and resembled nearly every emotional emoji on your iPhone in Kiev on Tuesday night as his team dre...

Hold The Phone. You Can Now Get Vagina Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Ladies and gents, your sexting prayers have been answered. Behold, the vagina emoji. Emoji start-up Flirtmoji has released a new pack of 15...

WhatsApp Has A New Feature And It Is Really Rather Rude

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Tech

WhatsApp has unveiled a raft of new features for its Android users and one of them is really rather rude. The middle-finger emoji has been introduc...

Hipsters, Your Emoji Prayers Have Been Answered

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Comedy

Do you ever look down at your iPhone while sipping your Fairtrade soy non-fat cold-pressed latté through your waxed moustache and think "I wish these...

84% Of Students Stuck In Clearing Submitted University Applications Full Of Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Comedy

More than 80% of students currently hoping to get a university space through Clearing used emojis in their personal statements, UCAS representatives h...

#WorldEmojiDay: If Emojis Were Celebrities This Is Who They Would Be

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech

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. ...

Tube Station Name Emoji Quiz: Round 2

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Comedy

Last week we brought you the original Emoji Tube station name quiz, and since it's World Emoji Day today (yes, really), we thought we'd knock up a few...

Turns Out Those McDonald's Emoji Adverts Are Very Susceptible To Graffiti...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Comedy

If you've stepped outside in a densely populated area at any point in the last few weeks, you've probably seen the latest McDonald's advertising campa...

Ginger Emoji Petition Arrives At Apple HQ... On A Carrot-Shaped Memory Stick

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Tech

The Change.org petition calling for Apple to introduce ginger emojis has surpassed 15,000 signatures and made it's way to Apple HQ... On a carrot-shap...

You Could Soon Log Into Your Bank Using Just Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Tech

The humble emoji could soon replace numerical passwords and make for safer online banking practices, according to British software company Intelligent...

A Massive Campaign Wants To Give Redheads Their Own Emoji

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Tech

A massive change.org campaign that's asking for ginger emoticons to be added to smartphones has now surpassed 10,000 signatures. The campaign was s...

Apple's New Emojis Struggle To Include Everyone Despite Claims Of Diversity

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Tech

The release of Apple's latest software update has brought with it the long-awaited "racially diverse" emojis, but problems popped up almost instantly....

Bitmoji Keyboard Lets You Create A Creepy Emoji Of Yourself

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Tech

Bitmoji is a new app for Android and iPhone that'll let you turn yourself into an emoji. Not content with turning your life into an endless stream ...

Apple Brings Diversity To Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Tech

Apple's new iOS beta has revealed that the company will bring a significantly more diverse range of emojis to the keyboard, allowing users to hold dow...

Incredible Celeb Portraits Made Entirely From... Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Rapper and artist Yung Jake is painting amazing pictures of famous people using nothing but Emojis. If you've ever used an Emoji keyboard (or been ...