Tag Archive: Emoji


How to Convert Text to Emoji in Messages on iPhone

Emojifying words and messages is one of the many new fun features of Messages in iOS. With a simple trick, you can choose words to replace them with Emoji icons, converting a generic text message into a colorful message intermixed with Emojis. The Emoji text replacement tool works on iPhone and iPad as long as … Read More

Feeling Hungry? Search Restaurants with Emoji on iPhone

Just about everyone loves knows and loves using Emoji on their iPhone, but did you know you can search Spotlight in iOS with emoji characters too? That may sound a little pointless, but it offers a fun way to search for food and restaurants, amongst other things too. Use Emoji to Find Restaurants with Spotlight … Read More

How to Use 72 New Emoji Icons Right Now from Unicode 9

iOS 10 is probably going to include 72 new emoji characters as part of the Unicode 9.0 standard, but you don’t have to wait for the next generation operating system if you want to start having fun with the new emojis right now. Using a little copy and paste trickery, you can get ahold of … Read More

God help us, Kim Kardashian now has her own emoji

Ever been in texting conversation and found yourself completely unable to express yourself because there’s just not an emoji of Kim Kardashian’s breasts? It’s unfortunate that society has come to this point, but if you answered ‘yes’ to the question above, there’s finally an app for that. Kim Kardashian now has an official emoji app […]

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So long language! An emoji is named ‘Word of the Year’

Oxford Dictionaries has named its pick for Word of the Year — and it’s less a pick than a pic. That’s right: out of all the newly popular “words” to capture the “ethos, mood, and preoccupations of 2015,” the winning choice is 😂, a.k.a. the “Face with Tears of Joy” emoji. Sign of the changing […]

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Poop now at your fingertips with new emoji keyboard

There’s now a faster way to flip the middle finger or display a steaming pile of poop – along with your other favorite emoji. EmojiWorks has introduced what is probably the first portable keyboard with built-in emoji shortcuts. Each letter key displays two or three different emoji, which can be inserted into a message by […]

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How to change Twitter hearts back to stars (or any other emoji)

Twitter decided to take a step toward Facebook today by changing its star icon for favorites into a heart icon and calling them Likes. The changes have not gone over well, with many Twitter fans questioning the decision while others are just down right angry that Twitter took away the best way to say, ‘I […]

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Cast a dark shadow with iOS 9.1’s hidden emoji

You’re probably excited about all of the fun new emoji characters that you just got in iOS 9.1, but one of the new additions won’t show up on any of your keyboards. The “Left Speech Bubble” emoji isn’t part of the official canon yet, but Apple went ahead and added it, anyway. Here’s what it […]

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True meaning of Apple’s mysterious new emoji has been revealed

Apple’s new ‘Eye in Speech Bubble’ emoji has mystified us ever since it was first discovered last month, but now that iOS 9.1 is out to the public, we finally know the full story (and meaning) behind the odd new emoji. The mystery emoji was fast-tracked by Apple instead of going through the normal Unicode […]

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Twitter flips out over Apple’s new bird flipping emoji

Remember in grade school when you learned what the middle finger meant? Twitter was kind of like that Thursday morning as giggly and astonished people reported their discovery of a middle finger emoji in their iOS update. This is not new news. We knew the finger would soon fly when the iOS update was announced […]

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