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That Emoji Does Not Mean What You Think It Means

That Emoji Does Not Mean What You Think It Means By now you probably know that the emoji you send on an iPhone might not be the emoji that is received on a Nexus.The most widely misinterpreted is the “grinning face with smiling eyes” emoji, which—depending on the platform—can range from the rosy-cheeked cherubic face of glee to the anguished clenched-teeth look of constipation.

This is Twitter's new emoji for the EU referendum

LONDON — Twitter has a brand new emoji, but it's not what you think.The deadline for registering to vote in the EU referendum is nigh, and Twitter has launched a new emoji to make sure you don't miss the deadline.

Facebook Messenger gets diverse with new emoji llection

With emojis certainly the language of the future, Facebook has launched a whole new range of them for its Messenger app.According to a Facebook post, the new set of emojis are designed to be more representative of the world, with more skin tones and ‘lots’ of women in ‘great’ roles.

Google introduces new emojis for women to reflect diversity

Google introduces new emojis for women to reflect diversity The new emojis are expected to highlight the diversity of women’s careers and empower women.While there is a huge range of emoji that already exist, there aren't many that highlight the diversity of women's careers, or empower young girls.

Emoji habits laid bare in new real-time graph that charts top 50

Emoji habits laid bare in new real-time graph that charts top 50 Remember when the Oxford English Dictionary declared "😂 " Word of the Year 2015?It seemed novel at the time but it's only grown in legitimacy since and with it, real-time trackers that log emoji use universally.

Ed Sheeran's new Brit Awards emoji is so damn adorable

Ed Sheeran's new Brit Awards emoji is so damn adorable LONDON — You may not have realised you needed an Ed Sheeran emoji in your life, but that's all about to change.On Monday morning, the Brit Awards announced that Ed Sheeran has joined the event's 2017 lineup.

These are the most-tweeted emojis from anti-Trump protests

These are the most-tweeted emojis from anti-Trump protests The raised fist emoji was also prominent in #BlackLivesMatter tweets.Introduction of new emojis often have something to do with bringing about greater societal representation—like the redhead emoji and the interracial couple, for example.

Teen receives extremely blunt job rejection, fights back on Twitter

Teen receives extremely blunt job rejection, fights back on Twitter Maybe you get sent some feedback about where you went wrong, or perhaps some advice on how to improve for next time.What's less useful, however, is a blunt text message containing an emoji.

Religious group warns against using emojis on Valentine's Day

Religious group warns against using emojis on Valentine's Day Apparently, according to a Malaysian youth group which has advised Muslim women against using emoticons in an-anti Valentine's Day message.These include using "excessive" fragrance, interacting with men only in the day, and not to speak in a sweet voice.

Texas passes actual bill to stop people from using the wrong flag emoji

Texas passes actual bill to stop people from using the wrong flag emoji Let's play "spot the difference" between the state flag of Texas and the flag of the Republic of Chile, shall we?This is the state flag of Texas: This is the flag of Chile: Extremely similar, but not the same.

You've been saying these emoji names wrong your whole life

You've been saying these emoji names wrong your whole life LONDON — If someone asked you to name as many emoji as possible, chances are the Eggplant Emoji would be one of the first to spring to mind.The thing is, it's not actually called an eggplant emoji — at least, not technically.

We asked complete strangers to design their own unique emoji

We asked complete strangers to design their own unique emoji To scope out people's emoji requirements, Mashable took to the streets of London during fashion week to ask strangers to design their very own unique emoji.But, inside I'm smiling.

Facebook's new emoji are finally available to everyone

Facebook's new emoji are finally available to everyone No longer a company that prioritizes moving fast and breaking things, Facebook has finally finished rolling out new emoji across its desktop and mobile sites.Emojipedia reports that all users of Facebook's website now have access to the entire new set of emoji designs.