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Hot Stuff: The Most Creative Ways We Celebrated World Emoji Day

Hot Stuff: The Most Creative Ways We Celebrated World Emoji Day

We love using emojis to express our feelings better through social media, so it just feels right to dedicate a day to celebrate our love for those cute graphic icons we love sending to our friends.

World Emoji Day is celebrated every 17th of July, and the date of choice is based on Apple iOS’ calendar emoji, which displays the said date. On the first year this unconventional holiday is celebrated (yes this 2016!), the internet got really creative in paying tribute to the world’s fastest growing language. Here’s a roundup of the best ones we found online:


1. To kick off the event, organizers of World Emoji Day released a music video talking about our love for those graphic icons:


2. Google joined in the celebration of World Emoji Day by introducing a new set of emojis that better represent women:


3. To commemorate World Emoji Day, Twitter also introduced a new set of emojis for all of us to enjoy:


4. Actor and comedian TJ Miller took things to another level by emulating our most used emojis using various facial expressions (which, incidentally, is part of his promotion of Emoji Movie):


5. Speaking of most used emojis: Twitter has this short video revealing their findings on the most used emojis per month:


6. Web browser developer Mozilla quipped that emojis could have existed during the ancient Egyptian times:


7. This is the emoji all of us Filipinos want right now, while we wait for Pokemon Go’s official release in the Philippines: [related: Hot Stuff: Everything You Need to Know About Pokemon Go!]


8. With Taylor Swift being the talk of the town, let’s look back at the several instances when she reminded us of an emoji: [related: Hot Stuff: And The Taylor Swift-Calvin Harris Drama Continues...]


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Artwork by Jana Jimenez. Compilation of emojis from




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