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  • Emojis being used to rate digital ads
  • Emojis being used to rate digital ads
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Emojis being used to rate digital ads

The notion that a 'picture is worth a thousand words' is particularly apt when looking at the explosive use of emojis in digital messaging. These ubiquitous symbols help people more accurately express how they're feeling and digital advertisers are using the icons to improve campaigns.



  • Article image Emoji Passcode: emotions replace the PIN code

    Attitudes to PINs and passwords are pretty lax; 25% of people use the same code for every card. Intelligent Environments is hoping to reinvent passwords, replacing numbers with a combination of four emojis. Can the fastest growing language come to dominate our PIN codes as they do our texts?

  • Article image How emojis make digital communication more human

    With just 7% of communication being attributed to spoken words, and the remainder down to body language and tone of voice, it’s easy to see why communicating online has been described as cold and impersonal. Emoticons, emoji and stickers are helping make digital communication a bit more human.

  • Article image LINE: say it with stickers

    While WhatsApp wins over the West and WeChat conquers China, messaging app LINE has taken Japan by storm. With 400 million users worldwide, and 52 million in Japan alone, LINE's bright and vibrant customisable stickers are hugely popular – but can they really replace text?

  • Your face as an emoticon Your face as an emoticon

    From the viral popularity of 'kaomojis' like ¯\_()_/¯ or the fact that messaging app LINE made $17 million from stickers in the first quarter of 2013 alone, people have grown accustomed to depicting their emotions with images. But what if you could use your own face to do it?