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sex and relationships

We Asked People If They Ever Used Emojis to Get Laid

" If I had to pick, the water droplet emoji probably does it for me."
Kumba Kpakima
8.22.19
emoji

The New "Woozy Face" Emoji...Just Asked Me For My Number

Apple's latest release includes "a face which may be showing signs of being tired and emotional, i.e. drunk."
Hannah Keyser
10.31.18
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
8.17.18
vegans

Google's New Eggless 'Inclusive' Salad Made a Bunch of People Mad

A UK group has accused the company of giving in to vegans' "warped ideology."
Jelisa Castrodale
6.11.18
Munchies

Google Removes Egg from Salad Emoji to Make It ‘More Inclusive’ for Vegans

Hi. Sorry. This is dumb. Bye.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
6.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Tinder Is Fighting to Get Interracial Couple Emojis in Your Phone

The dating app proposed 21 new designs that would be more representative of modern relationships.
Beckett Mufson
2.28.18
crime

The Threesome Invitation That Turned Into a Murder

How a conversation on a dating app led to a man being stabbed through the heart.
Catherine Kirby
11.10.17
Burgers

Google Leans Into Emoji Controversy by Serving 'Android Burger'

It's almost as if the cafeteria at Google HQ took pride in their egregious mistake in burger formatting.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.7.17
Technology

Google Promises to Address Glaring Problem with Cheeseburger Emoji

Will they take this opportunity to resolve the logistical issues with their beer emoji, too? Only time will tell.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.31.17
Chinese food

Why the Chinese Takeout Emoji Is Being Accused of Cultural Appropriation

The designers of the emoji probably didn't intend for it to evoke disrespect and death, but that's kind of the point.
Mayukh Sen
10.11.17
CULTURAL REVUE

‘The Emoji Movie’ Is Not Actually a Movie at All

THIS ARTICLE OBVIOUSLY CONTAINS 'EMOJI MOVIE' SPOILERS, IF THAT IS SOMETHING ANYONE ALIVE EVEN CARES ABOUT.
Joel Golby
8.11.17
Genre Lifestyle

The Man Who Owns the Smiley Face

Behind the scenes at Smiley, one of the world’s biggest licensed lifestyle brands.
Joel Golby
8.9.17
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