Tag: emoji

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 may offer its own version of Apple’s Animoji

Samsung has a history of going toe-to-toe (or sometimes, finger to finger) with Apple on features with its Galaxy S phones, and the Galaxy S9 may be no exception to the rule. ETNews sources have claimed that the S9 will include a “3D emoji” f……


Samsung’s redesigned emoji are actually recognizable

When you send an emoji to a friend, you want it to convey the same information. For example, if you sent a “rolling eyes” emoji to a buddy using a Samsung phone, they might not pick up what you’re laying down. That’s because 2017’s “rolling ey……


This year’s new emoji include redheads, legs and a salt shaker

There are 157 new emoji coming this year. What made the cut? Ginger-haired people, female superheroes, dark-skinned folks with curly hair, pirate flags and… soap. There are also skin-tone options and genders for superheroes and supervillains……


Emoji authorities get rid of the sad poop face

It’s been a while since the Unicode Emoji Consortium released its sixth set of proposed emojis last June, with a follow up in August (which offered up a drunken face and unhappy poo, oddly enough). Now the consortium has given developers the f……


Instagram is testing a lot of new features, including a repost button

The Next Web reports today that Instagram is testing a slew of new features, many of which could be quite welcome among users. Maybe the most exciting feature is a native Regram button, which would let users repost others’ photos and videos wi……


Apple says ‘tears of joy’ face is the most-used emoji

In an overview of its differential privacy technology, Apple slipped in some super important data regarding the popularity of its emojis. The document included an image ranking the top 10 emojis among US English speakers and taking the number ……


iOS 11.1 brings new emojis and important security updates

Apple has released iOS 11.1 and it comes with over 70 new emojis, the return of 3D Touch multitasking and a handful of bug fixes. Some of the new emojis include a cursing smiley face, a vampire, a hedgehog, Chinese takeout, a sandwich and a me……


Apple adds wizard, dinosaur and mermaid emoji in iOS 11.1

Hundreds more emoji are coming to your iPhone soon. Apple says it’s adding “more emotive smiley faces” as well as gender-neutral icons, more food and (importantly) mythical creatures — in time for Halloween, we hope. The series is coming to i……


Tinder adds Reactions to help you make a point in chats

Tinder has frequently tweaked its offerings. Over the past year or so, it’s introduced a new user interface, more inclusive gender options, a feature that figures out which of your photos are more appealing as well as GIFs and emoji. If you’re……


WhatsApp’s new universal emoji set looks very familiar

A few months ago, WhatsApp announced that a billion users send messages on it daily — which is apparently the right time to introduce its own line of emojis. If you’re an iOS user, you might find them familiar, as the messenger’s set looks ve……