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A Vermont bill would bring emoji license plates to the US

With their ability to add a dash of color and whimsy to a text message, emoji have become an indispensable part of our online interactions. Thanks to a new piece of proposed legislation introduced
Twitter: All emoji are now equal, character-count wise

Twitter: All emoji are now equal, character-count wise

In an effort to level the playing field, Twitter is changing how emoji are viewed on its platform. In a post over on the company’s developer forum, Twitter announced that, moving forward, every emoji
Mangoes, mooncakes, and mosquitoes are just some of Apple’s 70 new emojis

Mangoes, mooncakes, and mosquitoes are just some of Apple’s 70 new emojis

Mango lovers, ultimate frisbee players, and redheads—the days of not being able to express yourself in emoji form are over. With iOS 12.1, Apple is…
There is no more gun emoji. Is that a good thing?

There is no more gun emoji. Is that a good thing?

Emoji have conquered the world, no doubt, but what happens after the conquest? The answer: Things change. Emoji are constantly evolving, not only with new symbols that arrive on our smartphone
Now there's a space cat emoji, but it's only available on one OS

Now there's a space cat emoji, but it's only available on one OS

Choices, choices. What to do when there there are few conceivable reasons to want a device with a Windows 10 operating system — but Windows 10 is the only OS that has introduced possibly the greatest
Emoji 11.0 should bring the teddy bear and mango to your favorite apps and devices as early as this month

Emoji 11.0 should bring the teddy bear and mango to your favorite apps and devices as early as this month

Unicode 11.0 will be officially released on Tuesday, June 5th. The only part of that most people care about is the new emojis that will come with it. While it would be great if the Unicode Consortium

These are the new emoji we could be getting in iOS 13

Apple hasn’t even previewed iOS 12 yet and we’re already talking about iOS 13, thanks to a bunch of new emoji. Emojipedia has revealed the list of character candidates for 2019, which includes a bunch
All the big tech companies are ditching their handgun emojis for toy guns

All the big tech companies are ditching their handgun emojis for toy guns

Major tech platforms are steadily replacing the handgun in their catalog of emojis with a toy gun or squirt gun, following a public outcry over…
'Tears of Joy' emoji no longer sufficient to describe the surrealistic hellscape that is now

'Tears of Joy' emoji no longer sufficient to describe the surrealistic hellscape that is now

Times right now are ... weird, and your emoji use proves it. Or, rather, we should say your disuse. That's because everyone's once-favorite way to pictorially say haha omg that shit is so hilarious
The lobster emoji was anatomically inaccurate so now it's getting fixed

The lobster emoji was anatomically inaccurate so now it's getting fixed

Lobsters are kind of a big deal to the people of Maine. Which is why they weren't at all pleased to discover the new lobster emoji was anatomically inaccurate. Thankfully, Unicode took instant action

Behold, the 157 new emoji for 2018

New smileys, animals, hair colors, and lots more arrive in Unicode Emoji 11.0.
Here are all 150+ new emoji coming in 2018

Here are all 150+ new emoji coming in 2018

Emoji are about to get a lot more expressive — with more (and less) hair. Yeah, that's right. There's curly haired, red haired, and bald emoji now.Emojipedia, the self-proclaimed emoji search engine
The identity politics of emoji

The identity politics of emoji

Welcome back to CTRL+T, TechCrunch’s latest weekly podcast in which Megan Rose Dickey and I pick the stories we thought were interesting enough to talk to you about. This week we wondered if cell
Unicode announces Emoji 11.0 Beta list with 130 new candidates

Unicode announces Emoji 11.0 Beta list with 130 new candidates

The day you've all been waiting for has finally arrived, everyone. Google has announced the final release of Android 8.1 Oreo Unicode has announced the Emoji 11.0 beta list with no fewer than 130
You could soon be able to change the direction of your emoji

You could soon be able to change the direction of your emoji

2018 could be the year of changeable emoji directions. This. Is. Huge. Emojipedia reports that a just-published proposed update to Unicode's emoji documentation features a new recommendation about a