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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.

These are the online dating emoji your love life desperately needs

These are the online dating emoji your love life desperately needs And the language of online dating?There are times when online dating can be deeply frustrating.

Type 'ceo' into your iPhone keyboard for a sexist surprise

Type 'ceo' into your iPhone keyboard for a sexist surprise And who would have thought it: That male-dominated culture seems to have dripped into something as innocent as your iPhone's emoji suggestions.Some caveats: We're not entirely sure how Apple's predictive text suggestions work, particularly when it comes to emoji, which were added as options only last year.

Facebook is testing out a dislike button in Messenger, user reports

Facebook is testing out a dislike button in Messenger, user reports That’s right, friends: instead of going on a rant on your favorite social media platform, just hit the dislike button instead.As per a new TechCrunch report, Facebook is testing out its highly requested feature, although it may not be where you expect it.

This guy spent 8 years making an emoji snake, and it was totally worth it

This guy spent 8 years making an emoji snake, and it was totally worth it You've never seen a snake quite like this one.Justin Kobylka spent eight years breeding pythons until he was finally able to create this mesmerizing, one-of-a-kind white ball python with three orange-faced smiley emoji on its skin.

Chrissy Teigen tells the secrets of her phone and her most used emojis

Chrissy Teigen tells the secrets of her phone and her most used emojis Other than being on TV, walking red carpets, having millions of social media followers and going to five photoshoots a day, Chrissy Teigen is more relatable than ever.This time, it's from a video she made with Glamour where she shares the contents of her phone.

Twitter releases an emoji for women, because emoji make everything better

Twitter releases an emoji for women, because emoji make everything better Whenever a user tweets with the hashtag #SheInspiresMe, #WomensDay, #InternationalWomensDay, #IWD or #IWD2017, a custom emoji depicting the Venus symbol appears.Over the last year, conversation around women's issues have grown on Twitter.

Maisie Williams thinks she looks like an emoji and she's sort of right

Maisie Williams thinks she looks like an emoji and she's sort of right It's unclear if Maisie Williams directly inspired the below emoji, or if the similarity is just a cheerful coincidence.On Wednesday, everyone's favourite Game of Thrones badass took to Twitter to make the following announcement.

You can now manage your bank account with emojis

You can now manage your bank account with emojis We rarely go to the bank anymore.The bank unveiled its new mobile technology, called Eno, at SXSW in Austin, Texas, on Friday.

In case eggplants are too subtle, Grindr releases more, um, expressive emoji

In case eggplants are too subtle, Grindr releases more, um, expressive emoji After all, what's a late-night booty call without the explicit promise of feasting on some eggplant?Gay dating app Grindr understands this all too perfectly, and this week released its own set of custom emoji designed to slide comfortably right into that naughty place in your texting heart.

Emoji are currently either male or female — but that could be about to change

Emoji are currently either male or female — but that could be about to change There are currently no emoji for people who don't identify as male or female — but that could change very soon.Unicode's draft emoji list for new emoji releases contains three gender inclusive emoji, which — if approved in their current state — could come to most phones by the end of the year.

Unicode planning to make emoji more gender inclusive with next release

Unicode planning to make emoji more gender inclusive with next release There are 1,851 emojis in the latest Unicode release, according to Emojipedia.For example, with the release of the first iPhone, Apple used a woman for the haircut emoji and a man for the construction worker.

You can now search for a doctor using emoji, because 2017 is sorrow

You can now search for a doctor using emoji, because 2017 is sorrow It's calling the initiative "patient-powered search," and it's all about finding ways to help those in need speak naturally, according to the company's blog post.The revamp aims to address the "disconnect between medical speak and patients' own colloquial language—think 'gyno' not 'obstetrician-gynecologist.

Mermaid, vampire and zombie emojis are coming to your iPhone in 2017

Mermaid, vampire and zombie emojis are coming to your iPhone in 2017 Though new emoji won't hit iPhones until June, Emojipedia has the mock-ups to tide us over.Wellness is also a theme in this year's additions, with emoji dedicated to yoga, rock-climbing and even saunas.

Tap into your emotions with Facebook Messenger's new features

Tap into your emotions with Facebook Messenger's new features Messenger has cemented itself as a core app in devices around the world and now it has evolved even more with the introduction of two new features.If you find yourself stuck for words to show how happy you are, Facebook's new addition of Message Reactions aims to make communicating online more convenient.