#Emoji

The Olympics Organising Committee launched Olympic-themed emojis (Photo credit: Facebook/TokyoOlympics)

  • Twitter has released 30 Olympic-themed emojis
  • The emojis will be available in 30 languages for the first time
  • The emojis will drive conversations around the Olympics

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The symbol is created by adding Tweets into the system with the hashtags #SimoneBiles or #Simone. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Simeone_BIles)

  • Biles now has her own emoji, a goat wearing a leotard and holding a gold medal
  • The 24-year-old has already made history in the Tokyo Olympics, whether she wins or loses
  • She is the first Olympian and the first female athlete to get her own GOAT emoji on Twitter

.San Francisco, CA, USA
Emojis are a visual representation of an emotion, object, or symbol, (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • A diverse set of emojis, including one of a pregnant man, could be included to future software upgrades
  • The authorised emoji will be available across a variety of devices in the coming year
  • Microsoft revealed earlier this week that it is revamping its 1,800 emojis

July 17 is celebrated as World Emoji Day. (Photo credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • People have been celebrating the seventh edition of World Emoji Day on July 17
  • On World Emoji Day, Twitter shared statistics regarding the most used emojis on social media
  • The laughing emoji bagged the top position in 2021

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
July 17 is World Emoji Day. (Photo credit: Representational/Unsplash)

  • The word ''emoji' is a portmanteau of two Japanese words 'e' meaning picture and 'moji' character
  • In 2014, the founder of Emojipedia, Jeremy Burge announced that July 17 be celebrated as World Emoji Day
  • The first emoji was created in 1999 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Emojis are a visual representation of an emotion, object, or symbol, (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • The first emoji was created in 1999 by an engineer who worked in a Japanese mobile operating company
  • There were 3521 emojis in the Unicode Standard in September 2020
  • World Emoji Day is celebrated on July 17

.New York, NY, USA
World Emoji Day is observed on July 17 every year. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

  • The survey was conducted by Adobe
  • Over 7,000 users across the US, UK Germany, France, Japan, Australia, South Korea were approached
  • This comes ahead of the World Emoji Day

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
To celebrate the occasion, Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol changed their names on Twitter to their iconic characters. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @yrf)

  • Twitter India has launched a special emoji that can be tweeted with several hashtags related to 'DDLJ'
  • The custom 'DDLJ' emoji is a way to pay tributes to the film: Twitter
  • The film is celebrating its 25th anniversary on Tuesday

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
The update comes with seven brand new images

  •  A woman with a beard, a gender-neutral person with a beard are some of the new updates
  • The updates were released by  the Unicode Consortium
  •  The Emoji 13.1 update will be available from 2021