Emojis

Internet

This Hideous Emoji House Is at the Center of Some Truly Bizarre L.A. Beef

"I feel like I’ve been directly attacked with my eyelash extensions... It’s mocking me. It’s heartbreaking. I mean, it’s literally staring right at me.”
Jelisa Castrodale
8.7.19
Internet

The 'Dusty Stick' Is the Best Slack Emoji That Nobody Uses

What does it mean? Where did it come from? And why isn't everyone as obsessed with it as we are?
Drew Schwartz
6.24.19
Emojis

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
8.16.18
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
2.5.18
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
11.3.17
relationships

All the Ways Emoji Can Ruin Your Social Life

sad face emoji
Mica Lemiski
5.17.17
Noisey News

David Bowie to Be Immortalised in, Erm, Emoji Form

We used to build statues to remember our heroes... Now we build emojis.
Lauren O'Neill
11.2.16
Stuff

We Made Our Interns Give Up Emojis for Five Days to See If They'd Fall Apart

You probably don't realize how much you rely on emojis to communicate with people, so here's some evidence.
Yasmin Jeffery and Salma Haidrani
8.10.16
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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Guy in France Got Three Months in Prison for Texting His Ex the Gun Emoji

The judge determined the gun emoji was essentially a death threat and sentenced the guy to six months, three of them suspended.
Helen Donahue
3.31.16
News

Indonesia Has Declared War on 'Gay Friendly' Emojis

It's only one aspect of the country's entrenched homophobia.
Erin Cook
2.17.16
Stuff

Emojis Are the Most Advanced Form of Language Known to Man

Oxford Dictionaries naming the "Face with Tears of Joy" emoji as Word of the Year 2015 does not signal the death of culture.
Sam Kriss
11.18.15
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