Tag: Emoji

What’s in an emoji? More than you think!

Unicode Emoji Standard and Research Working Group members will dive into their specialty in a webinar scheduled for Tuesday.

Unicode Consortium Announces new Executive Director & COO

The Unicode Consortium announced on July 20, 2021, the appointment of Toral Cowieson in the newly-created position of Executive Director & COO. “We are thrilled...

Bridget Jones’s Burkini: Emojis and Digital Diversity

Emojis have been called the world's fastest growing language. Unsurprisingly, how societal diversity is represented by emojis is to the fore. Icons for gender, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation,...

Global Branding and those “Minority” Languages: Business Benefits

Superb article in the UK's Guardian newspaper about the business benefits of branding using what are often snottily referred to as "minority" languages: Basque, Cornish, Irish, Welsh,...

The Advent of Finnish Emojis: Happy Holidays, Headbangers

The Finnish government has released its own set of emojis (絵文字) that capture just what it means to be so Finnish. Reflecting the season that's in it, you...