World Emoji Day is celebrated on July 17 of every year. It is an unofficial holiday and a global celebration of Emoji. It is celebrated primarily online. Emojis have used from the beginning of the internet to express our emotions in the written mode. The use of emojis has increased with the advancement of internet technology.
Emoji Speaks Louder than Words.
History of World Emoji Day
World Emoji Day was founded by Jeremy Burge, the founder of Emojipedia in 2014. July 17 has been selected for the iconic red and black apple calendar emoji from its launch in 2002. It was put together as a celebration of emoji (textual expression of emotion which came about in the old days of Japanese smartphones). From there, these pictographic displays of emotion exploded into worldwide use. The term “Emoji” is derived from the two Japanese words e (for picture) and Moji (character). New emojis are developed every year, and emojipedia.org keeps track of all the emoji updates across all platforms and operating systems. There are nearly 1800 emoji’s covering more than emotions. From food, transportation, an assortment of wild and domesticated animals to social platforms, weather and many emoji’s are available.
Other Celebrations on July 17
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How to Celebrate the Day
Celebrating the day is quite easy and very simple to remember. The day offers limitless opportunities for creativity. You can tell complete stories in pictographs without using a single word. Celebrate the day by using all the animated images you can with your friend or friends, text them in your messenger, post them on Facebook, tweet them on Twitter, and just generally fill the world with the beautiful, amazing, silly images that are emoji. You can use the hashtag #WorldEmojiDay to post on social media.
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