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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.

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.

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.

The new emoji coming this year include broccoli, a T. rex and this oddly sexy insect

The new emoji coming this year include broccoli, a T. rex and this oddly sexy insect Unicode, the organization that standardizes characters across devices, released its final list of 2017 emoji on Monday.There are 56 new emoji—69 if you count gender variations—and they're really all over the place.