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Social Media
Church group crowdsources 'I forgive you' emoji design
The Forgivemoji campaign encourages people to design an emoji that represents forgiveness. The team behind the campaign will then decide on the best entry and then submit it to the Unicode Consortium.
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Emoji
Emojis in the workplace struggle to span generations
“People can interpret emojis in different ways and different groups often associate different meanings with different symbols, and this doesn’t always cross the generations.”
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Cloud
Fitbit and Snap think you want emojis on your fitness trackers
The Bitmoji smartwatch clockface as a “fun, expressive way to depict you living your best life 24/7 - whether it's logging a yoga sesh, celebrating a goal achievement, or reminding you when it's time for bed
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Samsung
How Samsung brought the AR Emoji to life
AR Emoji is designed to bring unique facial expressions and add more fun to the emoji experience.
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Facebook
Tap into your emotions with Facebook Messenger's new features
The new features can be used professionally too as apart of Work Chat for Workplace, Facebook's communications platform for organizations.
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Emoji
Facebook Messenger gets diverse with new emoji collection
Not all platforms have kept up with emoji standards. Nor are they living up to the gender and skin tone diversity that we see in our world everyday.”
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Gartner
Generation emoji: Here to stay or just a fad?
My father, a longtime journalist and editor, is surely rolling in his grave. Somewhere, David Ogilvy cries. Emoji have taken over the written word.
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Emoji
Create your own emoji? Yes please
New Amojee messaging app enables users to create their own emojis and emoji languages. There's even Kiwi-inspired emojis to pick from.
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Apple iPhone
There's a secret Emoji keyboard hidden in your iPhone
But did you know there’s more to Emoji life beyond the standard Emoji wall?
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Social Media
Three ways emoji are changing social marketing
Marketers are still wrestling with the value of a social media “like” and whether it’s worth more or less than a “share”. Now there is emoji.
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Android
Crikey - Aussies get own emoji keyboard
In the beautiful world of the Emoji language, there’s an Aussie Emoji keyboard that features – wait for it – a Vegemite emoji.
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Cloud
Durex calling for... a condom emoji?
Durex has launched an international campaign calling for the creation of an official safe sex emoji ahead of world AIDS Day on December 1st.
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Telecommunications
Believe it or not: Emoji the fastest growing language on the planet
“We know that some people are feeling so familiar with this language now, they have entire conversations in emoji."