Happy National Emoji Day! 😃

July 17, 2020

The fist emoji was known as a “SoftBank” emoji set. It is estimated that it dates back to 1997. This set was first released on the Japan’s J Phone, which was the first phone that contained a set of emojis. Emoji day is an unofficial holiday that has been celebrated annually since 2014.


The following are some of the emojis, and the meaning behind each, according to:https://emojipedia.org

What does😘😘mean?


“Mwah! The winky-kissyface throwing a kissemoji, or kissing face,ismostly used to express romantic affection or appreciation for someone or something.May 15, 2018”


What does 😍 mean in text?


“Colloquially referred to as Heart-Eyes and officially called Smiling Face with Heart-Shaped Eyes within the Unicode Standard, 😍Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes enthusiastically conveys love and infatuation, as if to say “I love/am in love with” or “I’m crazy about/obsessed with” someone or something.May 7, 2018 https://blog.emojipedia.org › emojio…”

What does 😜 mean?

“Winky faces are usually someone’s way of saying “I think you’re pretty hot, and I want to do something with you” especially considering he said “you’re so pretty” afterwards. The other guy who sends winky faces when he leaves. He is probably sexually attracted to you as well.https://www.quora.com

What does 😋mean?


“😋 Face Savoring Food A yellow face with smiling eyes and a broad, closed smile with its tongue sticking out of one corner, as if licking its lips in appetite or contentment. Widely used to convey that a food item is delicious. May also express that a person is attractive.https://emojipedia.org › face-savorin…”

What is the meaning of 😉

Winking FaceEmoji?

“Winking Face emoji is a slightly smiling friendly smiley with one 👁 Eye closed and one eyebrow raised — this stands for a facial gesture of winking, which is a recognized symbol of approval, appreciation, and understanding.https://emojis.wiki › winking-face 😉 Winking Face Emoji — Meaning, Copy & Paste – Emojis Wiki

Here are some other emoji, and the meaning for them:


“😊 Smile: Thismeansthat the person is one of the people you message onSnapchatmost frequently. But they’re not your best friend. 😎 Sunglasses: If you see sunglasses next to someone’s name, you share a close friend onSnapchatwith this person. … 👶 Baby: Congrats, you just becameSnapchatfriends with this person.May 28, 2016”


Do you know how many emojis there are? Thre are 3,304 emojis! “

“👉 In total there are 3,304 emojis in the Unicode Standard, as of March 2020. The most recent emoji release is Emoji13.0, which added 117 new emojis. This figure includes sequences for gender, skin tone, flags, and the components that are used to create keycap, flag, and other sequences.https://emojipedia.org ›”

The following are some of the most used emojis used during the Corona virus pandemic (the first three were the most often used on Twitter):

  1. Face with Tears of Joy 😂
  2. Loudly Crying Face 😭
  3. Pleading Face 🥺
  4. Red Heart ❤️
  5. Folded Hands 🙏

Did you know?


”They have also set up an EmojiAwards where you can vote for your favourite emojis in categories including Best New Emoji, Most Anticipated Emoji, and 2018’s Emoji of the Year. Emoji fanatics also celebratethe day by hosting parties that involve dressing up as their favourite emojis.Jul 17, 2019”https://www.thesun.co.uk › news

It is interesting to note that National Emoji Day is a holiday that is celebrated virtually. The pandemic has brought a resurgence of the use of the emojis. We rely on the emojis to express our feelings in our virtual world, on social media.

If you had to quickly choose ONE emoji to express our Covid-19 culture, what would it be? Please take a minute to share in the comments which emoji you would choose. Thank you for sharing!

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