Emoji

These Raw and Vegan Poop Emoji Brownies Are Loaded With Flaxmeal

Get your dose of fiber with your favorite emoji! These raw brownies feature flaxmeal, which helps keep you regular. Extra bonus: these are vegan too! Not feeling it? Then check out these vegan avocado brownies; they're sure to delight all your senses.

Vegan

Archeologists Believe They've Found the World's Oldest Smiley Emoji

It's actually really cute.<p>The world’s oldest emoji, dating back to 1700 BC, has been unearthed in Turkey near the Syrian border. And no, it’s not the …

Archaeology

tasting pavilions and a hijab emoji

Glass-walled pavilions at a California winery, Apple's new hijab emoji and BIG's latest building all feature in the latest edition of Dezeen Mail, …

Hijab

World’s oldest emoji discovered on 3,700-year-old pot

Archaeologists have discovered what is believed to be the world’s oldest smiley face emoji.<p>It was unearthed when scientists were investigating a site …

Archaeology

The People of 2050

If you were to stop by my house and ask to use the wifi, I would point you to the <b>#Peopleof2050</b> network. The password is simple: a set of two emoji …

Language

Oldest Emoji in the World Found in Turkey - ASHARQ AL

Ankara- Archaeologists in southeastern Turkey have discovered a pot vase dating back to 3700 years, featuring what is believed to be the world’s …

Archaeology

This is the most popular emoji on Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has posted a chart showing the most-used emoji in Facebook posts. Far and away the top emoji used is officially now as "Face With Tears of Joy" or . That's followed by "Smiling Face With Heart-Eyes" or . It's a relief the Eggplant emoji is nowhere to be seen on the chart.<p>MG

Mark Zuckerberg

9 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

Summer is in full swing, and so are killer iPhone and iPad app sales on Apple’s iOS App Store. We dug through all of Monday’s deals and fished out …

Apps

Apple’s New Emoji Aren’t Just Fun, They’re More Inclusive Than Ever

Emoji can be surprisingly fraught and political in nature, so a new wave of emoji can be a lot more than just a frivolous reveal of new pictograms to annoy your friends with. Well, we mean, that is what it is, but there are also more inclusive things too, in the wave of emoji Apple will debut later …

Tyrannosaurus Rex

10 Conversations You Can Now Have Thanks to the Newly Unveiled Emojis

It's World Emoji Day! So what better way to celebrate than with, well, a brand new set of emojis?!<p>Apple gifted iPhone fanatics with a look at more …

Celebrity News

Apple Shows Off New Emoji Headed To iOS, macOS and watchOS

Apple has previewed a new range of Emoji that it will be bringing to the iPhone and iPad, the Mac and also the Apple Watch later this year.<p>There are …

Apple

A Close Reading of Apple's Latest Emojis

The longer that we live with emoji, the more disappointingly familiar they threaten to become. <b>Slate</b> has taken a firm and consistent line on the …

J.R.R. Tolkien

Finally, A Breastfeeding Emoji Is Here

Here’s a not-so-secret secret: Nursing moms like to text each other. I mean, we’re stuck in one place, without two hands free to read a real book, so …

Breast Feeding

You Can Now Travel to Your Favorite Emoji

Are you a💃 sort of person? More of a 🍹? There's a destination for that.<p>Emojis are one part fun, one part practical (breakdown subject to change based on who's behind the mobile device). They're good for sharing mood ( ), judgement on your friends' activities ( ), and itinerary details ( +  ), …

Travel

Meet a guy who makes a living translating emojis

Emojis may seem simple and fun but use them in an incorrect manner and it can be a huge embarrassment, or worse.<p>Take the humble cookie. On July 7, …

Language

In honor of national emoji day, here’s the feminist case for not using 👍

Last week, I did an experiment: I decided to stop using exclamation points and emoji. In an office that’s completely reliant on Slack, this was difficult.<p>I often felt anxious and rude. When my boss asked me to proof an article, I’d feel guilty for responding “ok” instead of “absolutely!” When my …

Big Ideas

Thew New Emoji Update Includes 12 Food Items That Every Cook Will Love

You can finally personify your love for lunch with the new sandwich emoji and other essential foods you’ve been missing, including one canned item …

iOS

Apple’s New Emoji Update Will Include Woman With Headscarf, Breastfeeding, And More

The set will be available later this year.<p>Apple has shared previews for a new set of emoji coming this year. The update will include Woman with …

Apple

That Emoji Might Not Be Saying What You Think

This morning, my guy texted me:<p>And I texted back:<p>He said, “Good morning! It’s a beautiful day. Love you!”<p>And I wrote back, “Good morning! I’ve got a …

Language

See the New Emoji Coming to Your iPhone Later This Year

If you're still struggling to pick the perfect emoji, your choices are about to multiply. Apple just released a preview of several forthcoming images …

Apple

Using emoji at school ‘could improve language skills’

Using smiley face, poo and broken heart emoji at school may sound like a strange idea but it could improve children’s language skills, according to …

Language

#SocialSkim: LinkedIn Custom Notifications, Facebook Monetizes Messenger: 10 Stories This Week

This week's 'Skim: LinkedIn released a suite of new tools to help brands and other users customize notifications and keep their focus on only the …

Marketing

What if the next collusion investigation hinges on emoji?

The specificity of Donald Trump Jr.'s email chain is what makes it so damning.<p>On Tuesday, the oldest son of the president published emails (obtained beforehand by <i>The New York Times</i>) in which he wrote to a friend who was serving as liaison between the Trump campaign and a Russian lawyer with …

Donald Trump Jr

China’s candle emoji ban misses the mark

Don't they realise emoji are fluid?<p>If emoji is a language, then its letters are becoming politicised.<p>We’ve seen this before. The introduction of a …

Language

This App Generates Emoji Raves. You’re Welcome

No party like an Emoji Party! Literally, none.<p>Some weeks it seems like we’ve definitely over-exhausted the novelty of the emoji craze. Other weeks, it really feels like we’ve only just scratched the surface. A couple of days ago, SFMOMA released a pretty brilliant SMS service that conjures up …

Apps

Making our own emoji

<i>I’m making a real Apple-esque emoji for every one of my colleagues in</i> <i>Bakken & Bæck</i><i>. The first finished set includes everyone from our Amsterdam</i> …

Web Design

Diving Into Emoji Usage Data Reveals Seasonal Drinking Trends

We’re living in a visual era. Emojis fill text messages, tweets, and Instagram captions as if people are reverting to some sort of digital version of …

Valentine's Day

You Can Now Text With An Art Museum (And It Understands Emoji)

Try it, it’s very fun.<p>Of the enormous permanent collections owned by major museums, only a very, very small portion of artworks get to see the light of day at any given time. Many institutions have sought to change that through technology, whether by opening online archives or building more …

Museums

Manage Your Smart Lightbulbs With Emoji Stickers

I recently purchased a few smart bulbs and have plans to expand my collection of smart lights. I did notice a small inconvenience during setup, …

Home Automation

This shortcut makes an emoji keyboard pop up anywhere you can type on Mac

It turns out that sending emoji from a Mac laptop or desktop running an up-to-date version of OS X is easy.<p>It's not as easy as it is on a smartphone, but it's still pretty simple. Just press <b>control + command (⌘) + space</b> at the same time.<p>It's these three keys:<p>Pressing them at the same time in most …

Technology