Emojis

Culture

Emojis That Don’t Exist but Should

If we all had a bong, we’d all get along.
Shamani Joshi
Dhvani Solani
7.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Google Just Dropped Over 50 Gender-Fluid Emojis

We now have gender-ambiguous zombies, vampires and merpeople.
Shamani Joshi
5.13.19
Dads

Emojis Bridged the Language Barrier Between Me and My Father

They're doing the same for many in households that speak multiple languages.
Arimeta Diop
8.21.18
Australia Today

Courts May Need 'Emoji Experts' to Help Judges Interpret Digital Evidence

Is "angry face-knife-ambulance" actually a threat?
Maddison Connaughton
2.14.18
Au News

Melbourne Teenagers Snapchat Themselves Abusing Toddler

Police were able to trace disturbing footage posted by the teen parents, who disguised their identities with emojis.
VICE Staff
2.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Emoji Makers Went to War over a New Frowning Poop Emoji

"Will we have a CRYING PILE OF POO next? PILE OF POO WITH TONGUE STICKING OUT? PILE OF POO WITH QUESTION MARKS FOR EYES?"
River Donaghey
11.5.17
Emojis

69 New Emojis Announced, Including Breastfeeding Woman, Woman with Headscarf, and Steak

New symbols are coming to Emoji 5.0, including vampires, zombies, merpeople, and bearded men.
Beckett Mufson
3.27.17
Fashion

Kim Chi Emoji Are Here to Make America Glamorous Again

Throwing shade via text just got a little easier and prettier.
Kara Weisenstein
11.10.16
Interviews

Nothing Made a Bunch of Emojis So We Interviewed Them

The Philadelphia shoegaze band announces an emoji line, which is some pretty weird news to break, but we’re here for it.
John Hill
5.2.16
Design

Measure Your Wealth Using Emojis

What's $50 to you, compared to the Koch Brothers? Web artist Dan Motzenbecker created a site that lets you find out.
DJ Pangburn
4.12.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Slide into Those DMs to the Tune of T-Pain's Summer Love Bop "Look at Me"

"Emoji! Emoji! Baby, damn!"
Craig Jenkins
4.7.16
News

Indonesia Has Declared War on 'Gay Friendly' Emojis

It's only one aspect of the country's entrenched homophobia.
Erin Cook
2.16.16
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