emojis

French Courts Will Jail a Man for Sending His Ex the Gun Emoji

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.

Leah Prinzivalli | April 1, 2016 - 11:45 am

Are Female Emoji Harmful To Girls? No, They’re Just Emoji

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

Always,

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 2, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Goth Emojis Are Now Here For Your Ennui

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…

Bronwyn Isaac | January 30, 2016 - 10:00 am

Facebook “Liking” Now Includes Emoji Reaction Buttons

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…

Bronwyn Isaac | January 27, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Bill Nye Uses Emojis To Explain Dreams

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.

Bronwyn Isaac | December 8, 2015 - 9:30 am

Clorox Apologizes For Possibly Racist Tweet About The New Emojis

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…

Katrin Higher | April 12, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Study: Emoji Users Have More 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…

Claire Hannum | February 6, 2015 - 9:30 am

Life Dream Status: Bill Nye & Jessica Williams Will Help Us Explore Science

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…

Claire Hannum | December 10, 2014 - 2:00 pm

This Couple Communicated Using Only Emojis For A Month

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…

Claire Hannum | August 27, 2014 - 9:00 am

Some Good News For Once: Apple Will Create More Racially Diverse Emojis

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…

Claire Hannum | March 27, 2014 - 6:00 pm

With Choupette Emojis, We Can All Speak Karl Lagerfeld

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…

Jessica Wakeman | March 19, 2014 - 2:30 pm

A How-To Guide To Using Emojis In Your Dating Life

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.

Ella Riley Adams | August 24, 2013 - 12:00 pm