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Rappler's latest stories on emoji


Angry emojis flood Hong Kong leader's Facebook Live chat

Oct 18, 2019 - 12:35 AM

Angry faces significantly outnumber hearts and likes left by viewers on the hour-long Facebook Live broadcast, while critics also use the comments section to pile on

ANGRY REACTIONS. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam goes live on Facebook. Screenshot from Carrie Lam's Facebook page

Tech today: DDS DDoS attacks, FB’s 'social progress' bonus, 230 new emojis

Feb 06, 2019 - 5:28 PM

Philippine alternative media network AlterMidya blames DDS for a recent wave of DDoS attacks on their member websites Bulatlat.com and Kodao Productions

Test how well you can imitate emojis with new Microsoft app

Nov 19, 2018 - 3:38 PM

How good are you at contorting your face?

Screenshot from Emoji8's Microsoft store page

TS Henry, Federalism, Boracay, Apple emojis | Evening wRap

Jul 17, 2018 - 9:50 PM

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Apple celebrates 'World Emoji Day' with 70 new emojis

Jul 17, 2018 - 3:29 PM

Jeremy Burge, the creator of this annual celebration and founder of emojipedia.org, has said in the past that he chose July 17 because the Apple calendar emoji shows the said date

'Emoji Movie' named worst picture of 2017 at Razzie awards

Mar 04, 2018 - 10:38 AM

The movie also wins worst screenplay, worst screen combo, and worst director

How the new mozzie emoji can create buzz to battle mosquito-borne disease

Feb 20, 2018 - 8:30 AM

Set to land in mid 2018, the new mosquito emoji will give people a new way to talk about mozzies

View of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacterium at the Oswaldo Cruz foundation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on October 2, 2014. Christophe Simon/AFP

'The Emoji Movie' review: Meh over matter

Aug 27, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Tony Leondis The Emoji Movie is a cartoon that aims to provoke all sorts of emotions but can t help just being meh

Rappler, Twitter launch #PresidentDuterte emoji

Jul 01, 2016 - 10:26 AM

A hashflag for the newly seated social media president

Rappler, Twitter release #PHVote candidate emojis

Mar 04, 2016 - 11:17 AM

All you have to do is tweet using PHVote candidate s surname to support your presidential bet

Indonesia bans 'gay' emojis on messaging apps

Feb 12, 2016 - 3:55 PM

The government threatened messaging apps with gay emojis could be banned from Indonesia

GAY EMOJIS. Indonesia bans emojis of same-sex genders holding hands, such as those on the 3rd column from the right. Screenshot from Whatsapp

Menyambut tahun baru 2016 twitter lansir emoji kembang api

Dec 31, 2015 - 3:19 PM

Twitter akan menggaungkan pesan tahun baru di Times Square

Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2015: An emoji pictograph

Nov 17, 2015 - 9:22 PM

For the first time ever Oxford Dictionaries staff name the popular face with tears of joy pictograph as word of the year for 2015

Which emoji is Putin? Australian FM's tweet sparks debate

Oct 23, 2015 - 1:02 AM

The ideogram – a fuming red face with angry eyes – prompted a brief back and forth in parliamentary hearings about Australian Russian relations

Facebook taking the emoji route with Reactions

Oct 09, 2015 - 10:20 AM

Reactions is a new set of 6 emoji added to the Like button that will let Facebook users respond to posts with a like or love emoji as well as emojis for amusement surprise sadness and anger

REACTIONS ON FACEBOOK. Screen shot from Facebook video.

The Emoji Challenge: Can you guess these titles?

Jul 18, 2015 - 12:57 PM

Tell us how many out of 20 you re able to guess by yourself then challenge your friends if they can do better

Cheers to diversity! iPhone updates emoji skin color

Apr 09, 2015 - 1:41 PM

Some netizens are asking for one specific emoji

Trillanes exposes Gonzales, Moro clash, ISIS beheading | The wRap

Feb 16, 2015 - 7:04 PM

Trillanes names Norberto Gonzales in a coup plot against President Aquino Rival Moro groups clash in Maguindanao ISIS beheads Egyptian Christians

Australian FM answers diplomatic questions using emoji

Feb 16, 2015 - 4:11 PM

Buzzfeed interviews Foreign Minister Julie Bishop by sending her text messages Bishop responded using only emojis

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks during a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, 18 October 2014. Ali Abbas/EPA

Emojis tackle racial diversity in new draft guidelines

Nov 05, 2014 - 5:52 PM

New draft guidelines by Unicode offer a broader range of options for emojis the ideograms used for various visual messages sent online

EMOJIS. Screen shot from Unicode.org.

Twitter for web gets emoji goodness

Apr 03, 2014 - 9:36 PM

Twitter for web gets colorful new characters to tweet with