Joahna Glickman

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Is Apple's move to ditch the gun emoji noble or dangerous?

Six years after it was first introduced, Apple is changing the pistol emoji to a water gun in the next iteration of its iOS software.<p>Despite the playful reputation of emoji, Apple’s decision was interpreted as a major political statement amid the heated gun debate in America.<p>Apple has not commented …

Iris Apfel Has Her Own Emojis Despite Not Knowing What an Emoji Is

Iris Apfel is coming to a phone keyboard near you. Everyone's favorite fashion forward nonagenarian is back with her own custom emojis, courtesy of …

Street Style

Shoot the messenger: Microsoft reignites emoji gun debate with new pistol icon

Turns out Microsoft and Apple are on opposing sides when it comes to the emoji gun control debate. Less than a week after Apple changed its pistol …

New Moms Finally Have the Emojis They Actually Need

Because it's too hard to write a whole thing about your postpartum underwear or milk leakage.<p>Apple may have announced they were adding more inclusive emojis to the iOS 10 update, but a third-party emoji app has decided to step in and help. Because even though the Apple upgrade includes a female …

What World Emoji Day Revealed About America

Sunday was World Emoji Day, and Twitter showed the what the top-tweeted emoji in each country was.<p>Based on emojis, people in the U.S., U.K. and …

How to get emojis on your Mac

Love them or hate them, those addictive little pictures are everywhere. And now they're on your computer too.<p>Years ago, I was convinced emojis were a fad. That like many tech trends, it would come and go and we would soon forget about the miniature emotion depictions.<p>Fast forward to today and those …

Skin Care

Check Out the Unexpected Most Used Emoji by Country

With so much hoopla surrounding #NationalIceCreamDay, you just may have overlooked the fact that today also happens to be World #Emoji Day!<p>While we’re super stoked for the arrival of Google’s #girlboss emojis and the Disneymojis that will soon be headed our way, today, we celebrate the emoji we’ve …

Google’s New #GirlBoss Emoji Are Officially Coming Our Way

Back in May, Google noticed a problem with emoji. The only options for women were princess, dancer, mother or bride. So, the tech giant decided to take matters into their own hands. Google approached the Unicode Consortium (rulers of all things emoji) with a proposal for 13 new BAMF professional …

We Talked to a Typeface Designer About Creating Emojis for Unicode

Paul D. Hunt of Adobe talks about emoji diversity and more.<p>It's World Emoji Day, and for the occasion, I had a chance to shoot some questions off to Paul D. Hunt, Senior Typeface Designer and Font Developer at Adobe, who's Adobe's backup representative in working with the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee …

Emoji Gender Equality Is Finally Here!

Women: Whenever you get particularly discouraged about making less money than men, or the fact that there’s still no federal paid maternity leave policy, just be thankful that at least we’ve reached gender equality in emoji land. If you recall, back in May, Google proposed 13 new female emoji in a …

App Store Review Guidelines

You’ll be able to express every feeling with these Disney emojis

With the new mobile game "Disney Emoji Blitz," players will be able to unlock more than 400 Disney-inspired emojis.

Comic Books

Here’s What the Emojis Next to Your Friends’ Names Mean on Snapchat

Any regular Snapchat user will have noticed that the app assigns emojis to the contacts you exchange pictures with the most. The emojis displayed in …

Social Media

These New Disney Emoji Will Take Your Texts to a Whole New World

Just as we, as a society, were settling down from the news that an avocado emoji would soon be appearing on our keyboards, Disney went and through a delightful curveball our way in the form of Disney Emoji Blitz, their forthcoming emoji app. And with the news, millions of Disney-loving texters …

Facebook and Instagram still can’t agree on rules about breasts

Rules about breasts have long been a gray area of social media. Cleavage shots seem to be OK when they are sexy, but pictures of women breastfeeding …

🕴️ Man in Business Suit Levitating Emoji

🕴️ Man in Suit Levitating<p>A man wearing a suit, hovering above the ground with a shadow displayed beneath him. Generally shown wearing a fedora or …

Work Style

Searching For The Perfect Emoji For Any Occasion

Or, to put it the way an emoji algorithm would suggest: 📇 🔍 📂<p>Like many people who are fond of texting, I spend a lot of time hunting for the …

How to Add an Event to the Calendar App from a Text Message

If your friend texts you to make plans for lunch, you can quickly add the event to your iPhone's Calendar app with a few taps. This is a nice feature, because it means you don’t need to switch apps or manually enter the information. You can just add the new event and move along. Here’s how to add …

Apps

Disney Emojis Are Coming Soon And They're Game Changers

Prepare for texts filled with Buzz Lightyear.<p>Introducing your new fave emojis!<p>... but you’ll have to work for them.<p>Disney Games recently released a video about a collection of new Disney and Pixar-themed emojis through the app Disney Emoji Blitz, which is coming soon to iOS and Android. To unlock …

Walt Disney Company

Famifi

How do free apps make money?

<i>Post updated April 3, 2016 with Video (below).</i><p>“I make my living by giving away great products.” – <i>Mark Roberts</i><p>Give It Away, Give It Away, Give It Away …

Together, We are Stronger

<i>The following is cross-posted from Medium.</i><p>On June 14th, the White House Council on Women and Girls, together with the Department of State, the Department of Labor, the Aspen Institute and Civic Nation, is convening the first United State of Women Summit, a large-scale effort to rally together …

Michelle Obama

How to Build an App Empire: Can You Create The Next Instagram?

I first met Chad Mureta in Napa Valley in 2011.<p>Two years prior, he had been in a horrible car accident. He’d lost control of his truck in at attempt …