Apple unveiled a preview of the new emojis we never knew we needed for World Emoji Day.
Apple Proposes New Emoji to Represent People with Disabilities
The 13 proposed emoji include icons of a hearing aid, prostheses, and two types of wheelchairs.
157 New Emoji, From Lettuce to Llamas, Will Soon Diversify the Visual Lexicon
Your emoji keyboard is about to get even more crowded.
Whitney Museum Launches Emoji Designed by Laura Owens
The new pack of 50 stickers is based on a series of ceramic sculptures Owens made based on the beloved facial icons.
😂 Is the Most Popular Emoji (Sorry 😭)
People really ❤️ using “face with tears of joy,” according to a new chart released by Apple.
GIFs, Webcomics, Memes, and More Join the Library of Congress Archives
The Library of Congress has added webcomics and web culture sites to its digital archives, collecting viral content that could’ve otherwise been lost to time.
Apple Unveils 12 of 69 New Emoji, from a Zombie to a Genie 🙃
Soon you’ll be able to text your bearded male friend about zombies launching coconuts from the backs of mermaids!
Frida Kahlo or Tacos al Pastor? Mexico City Is Taking Suggestions for Municipal Emoji
The government has asked how residents would express their city in symbols, with an open competition for the design of an emoji package representing this megalopolis.
?Dutch Architects Outfit a Building in Emoji?
The emotive faces from our keyboards are now literally plastered across a building in the city of Amersfoort in central Netherlands.
Museum of Modern Art Adds the Original Emoji Set to Its Permanent Collection ?
The 176 pixellated pictograms created by Shigetaka Kurita in 1999 “are the humble masterpieces of the digital world,” according to MoMA curator Paola Antonelli.
NRA Loses One as Apple Replaces Revolver Emoji with Squirt Gun
Come fall, Apple will pry the gun emoji from your cold, texting hands.
From Botticelli to Basquiat, Art History Goes Emoji
Some might find the translation of Vincent van Gogh’s “Self-Portrait With Bandaged Ear” into a smiling cartoon head spurting blood a little sacrilege, or just tacky, but it was only a matter of time before the emoji-fication of art history took it there.