In recent years July the 17th has been known as World Emoji Day, chosen because the calendar emoji is depicted with the date of the 17th as it’s image.
Emoji’s have actually been used since the beginning of the internet however their popularity has increased on a massive scale with the modern day smartphone having them built into our messaging dashboards, well known emoji merchandise on sale around the world and even an emoji movie in honour of them.
In a time where we communicate verbally less and less, opting for emails, texts, even dictating messages through our devices, an emoji is a great way of expressing the sentiment behind our messages when they can quite often otherwise be lost.
Have a look through your messages and see which is your most used emoji and what this says about you. Happy World Emoji Day!