Emojis

8.6.19

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.”

6.24.19

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?

10.18.18

Did Anyone Really, Genuinely, Seriously Care that the Bagel Emoji Was Bad?

Or are we all screaming into the void?

8.16.18

Emojis Bridged the Language Barrier Between Me and My Father

They're doing the same for many in households that speak multiple languages.

6.7.18

Internal Documents Show How Facebook Decides When a Poop Emoji Is Hate Speech

Facebook trains its moderators to recognize when emojis violate the social network site’s policies as well, including for sexual solicitation, hate speech, and bullying.

2.10.18

5 things you can now explain with the new emojis

"The wouldn't let me take my emotional support peacock on the plane"

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11.6.17

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.

11.3.17

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?"

10.30.17

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.

5.16.17

The Clap and the Clap Back: How Twitter Erased Black Culture From an Emoji

Clapping is just the most recent example of Black wit that has been circulated in non-Black circles and applied almost to exhaustion.

4.25.17

We're Going to Ruin the Eggplant Emoji for You Now

Unless you're into penis fractures.

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