emoji Stories February 19

More and more cases require courts to interpret the meaning of emoji

There was a court case just over a year ago where a judge ruled that a series of texted emoji constituted a valid agreement to rent an apartment. A law professor has found that it was far from alone: there were over 50 court cases last year where a judge needed to interpret the meaning of emoji or emoticons …

emoji Stories February 5

Unicode Consortium publishes final emoji list for 2019, includes more inclusive options, orangutan, waffles, banjo, and more

The Unicode Consortium has now published its final list of emojis for 2019, including 230 new emojis coming to most platforms later this year.

emoji Stories October 23, 2018

As Apple prepares to ship its 2018 emoji update with iOS 12.1, work on upcoming emojis slated for 2019 continues. Today, Emojipedia is previewing its current progress with the upcoming emoji 12 revision.

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emoji Stories October 16, 2018

Apple solves #bagelgate with a more appetizing bagel emoji

Antennagate, bendgate, batterygate … all trivial compared to bagelgate. Apple introduced a new bagel emoji in iOS 12.1, and the Internet was up in arms …

emoji Stories October 11, 2018

You can now compose a tweet comprising 140 emoji – but please don’t

Using emoji in your tweets could use up a lot of your 280 characters – up to 14 characters each for some of them. But Twitter has now announced a change ensuring that all emoji are equal under the law, using two characters each …

emoji Stories October 2, 2018

With iOS 12.1, the phone emoji finally loses the home button to reflect modern iPhone design

The iOS 12.1 update will bring more than 70 new emoji to iPhone and iPad users. Apple has also tweaked some of the existing set, most notably the iPhone device emoji. Despite the iPhone X being around for almost a year, the emoji demonstrated a silver iPhone 6. That has finally changed in the latest beta …

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