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    At Long Last, Redhead Emoji are on Their Way

    Over the past few years, we’ve seen lots of barriers broken down in the world of emoji. Unicode, the governing body of non-verbal internet expression, has put an emphasis on expanding the availability of a variety of skin tones and both male and female emoji. Next year, it looks like they’ll be addressing a hairier […]

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    The Trailer for the Emoji Movie is Actually Pretty Adorable

    I think we probably heard about this sometime last year before forgetting about it for a while, but Sony Pictures just roared back with a reminder — The Emoji Movie is real, and it’s coming out this year. They released the first trailer for it this week, and it is definitely about emoji. For something as ridiculous […]

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    Jean-Claude Van Damme’s iMessage Stickers and Emoji Are Brutal

    You read that right. Splitsmaster and ’80s-’90s martial arts movie mainstay Jean-Claude Van Damme is doing his part to contribute to the one true world language (get out of here, Esperanto). Tomorrow, both the App Store and Google Play will be made better for the presence of VanDammemoji, an app that will bring JCVD stickers […]

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    Next Year’s Emojis Include a Hijab, Pretzel, Sandwich and More

    Finally, a yearly release cycle in tech that we can get behind. Unicode, which governs encoding of emoji, is working on next year’s Unicode 10.0 update. As usual, they’ve sought input on which emoji they should add to the roster next year. This week, they’re ready to show off what they’ve got so far, and […]

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    WithMoji Will Take Your Emoji Game To a Whole New Level

    We all know when it comes to expressing ourselves, emoji are really the best way to go. After all, 6 billion emoji were sent worldwide each day in 2015! And, now that Apple has really opened the emoji floodgates for iMessage with the iOS 10 update, that number figures to increase by a lot. IMVU’s WithMoji […]

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    Interactive Emoji are Coming to the IMVU App Later This Month

    For a long time now, IMVU has taken their community of avatars and turned it into something big — random chat, messaging with contacts, group chat, and social media all rolled together. And, thanks to their endlessly customizable avatars, the whole thing has a lot more personality than your average messaging app. That’s what’s helping them roll […]

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    iOS 10 Will Have New Diverse Women Emoji

    We were pretty stoked to learn the Unicode, with some urging from Google, had put the finishing touches on a new system that would provide man and woman versions of each human emoji. Emoji equality achieved! Well, almost. Unicode made the magic happen, but as usual, it’s up to each platform to put their own […]

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    A Slew of New Career Women Emoji Are Finally On Their Way

    When Unicode, the arbiter of all emoji, released Unicode 9.0 this past June, it became possible to use emoji in multiple skin tones. Nice step forward, but women were still getting the short end of the stick, with emoji for princesses, brides, and getting haircuts — and not much in the way of actual careers (with […]

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    Now You Can Get Kim Kardashian Emoji Wrapping Paper

    Looking for the perfect gift for your Kim Kardashian-obsessed friend. Well, we aren’t sure what to tell you there but we do know what you can wrap it in. The reality queen is now selling wrapping paper featuring her Kimoji characters from her super popular app. Of course, one of the rolls features just her very […]

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    72 New Emojis Are on Their Way, Including a Bacon Emoji

    Almost a year ago, we took a look at a preview of Unicode 9.0, with 38 candidate emoji shown off for the new release. Well, it’s almost release time, and you’ll be both pleased and unsurprised to learn that the bacon emoji made the cut. I don’t know if it’s going to be the emoji […]

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    The Kimoji App Expands to Include the Whole Kanye West Family

    You remember the Kimoji app, Kim Kardashian’s 250-emoji strong keyboard app? Yeah, I know, sorry for bringing it up. Well, round two has begun, and while there’s more West family, more emoji, more GIFs, and more twerking, Kimoji 2.0 is going to cost you. Alright, it’s not that bad. All of the new content can […]

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    25 Hilarious Emoji Items That You’ll Absolutely <3

    Emojis. They transcend language and speak to the human in us all. Our favorite Japanese invention has so deeply permeated the fabric of society that it is only natural that all kinds of products would be made celebrating how much we love them. Here are 25 products that make for great gifts to those that […]

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    There May Soon Be Career Women Emojis

    There are some days where a dancing lady emoji, a glass of wine emoji and the pizza emoji are all you need to describe your feelings. But at other times it would be great to have more options especially when it comes to the depictions of women and their occupations. Well, don’t worry. Google is […]

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    Disney Retells Story Of The Force Awakens Using Emoji

    I suppose it’s possible that even now, someone out there hasn’t yet seen The Force Awakens. If you don’t have two hours and change to spare, Disney has you covered — you can get the complete rundown in just over three minutes with the magic of emoji. Alright, so Disney takes some liberties — the emoji are a […]

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    Starbucks Rolls Out An Emoji Keyboard So You Can Communicate with Lattes

    To celebrate (?) their controversial new rewards program, Starbucks is getting on the emoji train. Will a fun emoji keyboard mollify those feeling miffed by the new star to frappuccino exchange rate? Let’s find out. The Starbucks Keyboard is light on surprises. We’ve got frappuccino and tea emoji, the mermaid logo, and the gold star […]

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    Don’t Tweet the Poop Emoji to These People

    You might want to take your time tweeting out emojis to Fooji, because I don’t know what’s in store for you if you make a mistake. Fooji is a new and gimmicky and kinda fun way to order food. Dispensing with trifles like words and being able to choose exactly what you want from where […]

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    Emoji Leggings are for Obsessive WhatsApp Fans

    Good thing someone from the leggings world has the pulse of 2015. Thanks to genuine visionaries, we now have leggings bearing the one true world language — eat it, Esperanto — emoticons. You’ve got some options. Urbanog goes all the way with theirs, putting the whole smiley part of the emoticon alphabet on a pair […]