Over 90% of US emoji users agreed that the icons make it easier for them to express themselves and 60% said they improved their mental health, according to a new survey.
Emoji Trends From Around the World, From Flirting to Empathy
An Adobe survey found that 67% of emoji users think people who use emoji are friendlier, funnier, and cooler than those who don’t.
What Emoji Will 2021 Bring?
And yet, no icon to capture the existential longing of 2021.
57% of People Would Use a Sex Emoji, Survey Says
The sexual wellness brand LELO surveyed nearly 10,000 people, finding that 76% of participants currently use emoji for sexting.
83% of Emoji Users Want More Inclusive Icons, Survey Says
The Global Emoji Diversity & Inclusion report by Adobe surveyed 7,000 people from seven countries.
Head in the Clouds and Hearts on Fire: The New Emoji Coming to iOS in 2021
The drop failed to include a “flaming dumpster” emoji to convey our current reality.
Reimagining Famous Artworks to Celebrate World Emoji Day
We transformed existing emojis into classic Art 101 icons, from the Mona Lisa to Magritte’s “Son of Man.”
The Art World Emojis We Need
In honor of World Emoji Day, we’ve dreamed up a shortlist of emoji that the art world is missing, from tote bags to a Duchampian urinal.
A View From the Easel During Times of Quarantine
This week, for a special World Emoji Day edition, we’ve invited artists who work with emojis to reflect on quarantining from their studios.
An Ode to the Raised Fist Emoji
The international gesture has almost always signified some variation of solidarity and power to the people.
83% of Gen Z Phone Users Feel More Comfortable Expressing Emotions Through Emojis
A new report by Adobe for World Emoji Day reveals surprising new findings on the increasing role that emojis play in our culture, economy, and daily communication. Also, Apple introduces a slew of new emojis for 2019.
Learn How New Emoji Are Created
The directors of the documentary Picture Character talk about getting inside the emoji-making process.