emojis

The New Apple Emojis Are Finally Here & They're Even Better Than You Thought

When we can't find the right words, emojis can speak volumes in their place. If you can recall, the Apple community was teased earlier this month about a new release of emojis in the next operating system upgrade. Well, Apple has finally released…
By Brittany Bennett

This Is How You Get The New Emoji, Because You’re Gonna Want Them

If you're like most Millennials, you pride yourself on being able to communicate exclusively with emoji. So, the news that an iOS 11.1 emoji update is coming down the pipeline is pretty exciting. If you're wondering how to get the new iOS 11.1 emoji…
By Brandi Neal

How To Get The New iOS 10.2 Emoji

Yesterday, Apple released the much-anticipated update to iOS 10, iOS 10.2. The update comes with more than 100 new emoji, with an increased range of professions (for men AND women), facial expressions, food, and pretty much anything else you could…
By Lara Rutherford-Morrison

The iOS 10.2 Emoji Are Here!

If you've updated your iPhone or iPad lately, you'll probably notice a lot of upgrades — particularly when it comes to your emoji selection. That's right: iOS 10.2 is here with new emoji, and they're basically everything you've ever wanted in life.…
By Megan Grant

The Snapchat Streak Emoji, Explained

If you're a frequent Snapchatter, you may have noticed them pop up from time to time — little emoji, not within your Snapchat messages, but next to your friends' names as you trade snaps. You may know that they have something do with "Snapchat…
By Marissa Higgins

The Peach Emoji Is Back To Its Old Self Again

The world stopped turning earlier this month, and for a change, it had nothing to do with the election: When the beta build of iOS 10.2 came out, we found that the peach emoji actually looked like a peach now, rather than a... well, there's no…
By Megan Grant

This Emoji Will Help End The Breastfeeding Stigma

On Thursday, the Unicode Consortium approved a breastfeeding emoji, along with 55 other new emojis. The breastfeeding emoji has garnered particular excitement, not only because it will allow women to visually depict an activity in which many of them…
By Sarah Friedmann

A Breastfeeding Emoji Might Be Coming Soon

Nursing parents, be on the lookout, because a breastfeeding emoji may soon be on its way! Rachel Lee, a registered nurse, recently proposed a breastfeeding emoji to the Unicode Consortium, the organization responsible for standardizing the emoji set…
By Marissa Higgins

Alert: A Sexy Poop Emoji Halloween Costume Exists

All right, gang, it's nearly Halloween, which means one thing: You need to be working on your Halloween costume, STAT. Worried you've run out of creative ideas? Worry no more because, as luck would have it, you can purchase a "Sexy Poop Emoji"…
By Marissa Higgins

These Emojis Will Help You Take Charge In Bed

As someone who's fully embraced the sex-positive lifestyle, naturally, I'm also a major advocate for sexting. If both parties are cool with it and trust one another, there's no harm at all in exchanging sexy pictures and words. Whether it's with a…
By Laken Howard

This Teen Proposed A Much-Needed Emoji

Emoji are meant to represent the people using them in adorable, cartoonish form, but for a large part of the global population, an important image is missing: A woman wearing a headscarf. That's what led 15-year-old Rayouf Alhumedhi to draft a…
By Claire Warner

How To Draw On Photos In iOS 10 Text Messages

The newest Apple mobile operating system is finally out, and if you've taken the metaphorical plunge into iOS 10, you're already aware of the most pressing question of the morning: How do you draw on photos in iOS 10 text messages? The update's…
By Claire Warner

How To Use Predictive Emoji In iOS 10

It’s here! iOS 10 has finally been released! At last, we can start figuring out all of its newfangled text messaging features, including learning how to use predictive emoji in iOS 10! And I have excellent news for you on that front, too: Most of…
By Lucia Peters

These Emoji Might Be In The Next Unicode Update

Emoji are thankfully becoming increasingly inclusive, with more options for skin color, hair color, and more equal representation of many different kinds of people: Women, LGBTQ people, single-parent families, and more. And the next Unicode update…
By Megan Grant

The Rainbow Flag Emoji Is Coming

The wait is over: the new LGBT pride flag emoji is finally coming this Fall! Although a little late for Pride 2016, there are so many opportunities to use it to show your love. And it will be there waiting when Pride 2017 rolls around. The great…
By Lea Rose Emery

The New iOS 10 Emoji Will Be The Most Diverse Yet

If you're a frequent emoji user, you're in luck, because Apple has some big news for you: On Monday, the company announced that more than 100 diverse emoji are coming in iOS 10, giving us a whole lot of representation we've previously been lacking.…
By Marissa Higgins

Where's The Olympic Rings Emoji?

If you've been furiously texting about the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio, you may have noticed a gaping hole in your preferred method of communication — where is the Olympic rings emoji? You'd be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't…
By Claire Warner

These New Women Emoji Deserve All The Praise Hands

Remember way back in May when a group of Google employees submitted a proposal to the Unicode Consortium requesting more gender diverse emoji to replace the fixed standard? Well, while those new emoji aren't here just yet, there's some exciting news…
By Julie Sprankles

11 Celebrity Emoji Keyboards, Ranked

Every day is a holiday, and today is World Emoji Day. I'm going to take the opportunity presented by this hallowed day to honor celebrity emoji keyboards, from the classic Kimoji to the much more inexplicable (Charlie) Sheenoji. Celebrity keyboards…
By Loretta Donelan

14 Emoji Day Memes To Share With Your Friends

If you hadn't heard yet, July 17 is World Emoji Day. Yup, it's true, and that's why I had to round up 14 of the best World Emoji Day memes I could get my hands on — because what better way is there to celebrate something than by making a million…
By Chelsey Grasso