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A 22-year-old French boy-man will learn a lesson about the power of text messages after being sentenced to jail time for sending his ex-girlfriend threatening texts, including the gun emoji. After a “bad breakup,” the man’s messages left his ex afraid to leave her home, says The Local.

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CNN is asking me, “Are female emojis sexist and harmful to girls?” I can only respond with another question: “Can we not?”

Always, the menstrual product company, surveyed teen girls about coded-feminine emojis like the bride, the woman getting a haircut, and the nail polish emojis. Teen girls,READ MORE »


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Up until now, you were forced to scrap the sparse emoji graveyard of sad faces and friendly ghosts, but now, thanks to Nattskiftet you can download gorgeous Goth emojis from the App Store. READ MORE »


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Once it’s unveiled on the site, users will be able to to click the “Like” button and scroll through a variety of emoji-illustrated reactions including Haha, Wow, Angry, Sad and Love. READ MORE »


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The combination of the favorite Uncle of Science and a rich a silly band of emojis makes hearing about REM sleep cycles not only compelling, but pure delight. READ MORE »


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Last Wednesday, Clorox decided to weigh in on Apple’s updated iOS which includes long awaited racially diverse emojis:

Which sparked a lot of controversy, many accusing the company of being racially insensitive and just plain thoughtless.

This was their apology tweet:
Wish we could bleach away our last… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

An annual Match.com dating survey found that people who regularly use emojis get it on more often. The survey polled 5,675 singles who don’t use Match. Emoji users not only have more sex, they go on more dates and are more likely to want to get married. Women who use kiss-related emojis were also found… READ MORE »


Celebs

GE’s #EmojiScience campaign, which launched today conducting experiments in NYU’s science labs, provides a divine outlet for we non-Ph.D. folk who stew over burning scientific questions while wishing we had an astrophysicist on speed dial. Over the next two days, stars like Bill Nye, Jessica Williams of “The Daily Show,” Gary Vaynerchu and Baratunde Thurston will help GE… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

A New York City couple spent a month using only emojis instead of written words to communicate in their text messages, and weirdly enough, it didn’t totally wreak havoc on their relationship. Alex Goldmark, who works at WNYC’s New Tech City, thought it would make for a sweet experiment for the radio show, and by the end… READ MORE »


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You may have noticed by now that you can text a koala, the Mexican flag, sushi or a space alien, but when it comes to depictions of humans, iPhone emojis are not exactly racially diverse. Both Miley Cyrus and Tahj Mowry have mentioned the racial disparity, and MTV Act blogger Joey Parker recently wrote to… READ MORE »


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Karl Lagerfeld’s regal kitten/veritable princess is the perfect way to start or finish any text message conversation. If I could, most of my text message convos with my best friends would be pictures of Choupette. And now, thanks to Karl Lagerfeld’s new emojis app for iPhone and iPad called emotiKarl, you can “Karl-ify” any conversation… READ MORE »


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Now that any online dating experience will eventually escalate to mobile messaging (whether What’s App, iMessage, or How About We’s app), it’s not enough to have mastered the English language. We live in an emoji world now. Originally added to iOS for Japanese teenagers, the diverse set of smileys is now used by people of… READ MORE »