Emoji

Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Watch GT and 3D Live Emoji: Everything Huawei just announced     – CNET
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The China-based phone giant just one-upped Apple and Samsung with some seriously impressive new tech.

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Twitter updates level the playing field for emoji character counts
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Twitter announced today on its developer forum that all emojis will count evenly toward the platform's maximum 280 character limit. Before this update, various modifiers such as gender and skin tone caused certain emojis to use up more characters tha…

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Samsung's redesigned emoji are actually recognizable
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When you send an emoji to a friend, you want it to convey the same information. For example, if you sent a "rolling eyes" emoji to a buddy using a Samsung phone, they might not pick up what you're laying down. That's because 2017's "rolling eyes" emo…

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The identity politics of emoji
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 Welcome back to CTRL+T, TechCrunch’s latest weekly podcast in which Megan Rose Dickey and I pick the stories we thought were interesting enough to talk to you about. This week we wondered if cell phones can adversely affect your health (or kill you), the goggles of Magic Leap and the problem Twitter has with the […]

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WhatsApp has today unveiled its own emoji set for the first time
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After a long history of using Apple’s emojis on all platforms including Android and the web, WhatsApp looks to be taking the direction of Facebook and Twitter in using their own custom emoji set within the app.   At a glance these could be confused for Apple’s own emojis. It appears that the brief for […]

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Meet the 67 emoji candidates for 2018 (yes, there's more poop)     – CNET
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Highlights include a kangaroo, salt shaker, cupcake and… sad poop.

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Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally explain emoji phrases     – CNET
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What does it mean when someone texts you an eggplant and some water drops? The answer may surprise you!

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TechCrunch decides: The best and worst emoji of Unicode 10.0
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 The always reliable Emojipedia (they have one job and they do it well (actually it’s a complex beat)) has posted the final list of emoji that will be included in the Unicode 10.0 release this June. There’s a bunch of great stuff in here if you like fantasy creatures and inclusion. But there are a […]

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New 'Doctor Who' trailer: Cybermen! Daleks! Emoji robot!     – CNET
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The new trailer for the next season of “Doctor Who” is full of old-school Cybermen, a mysterious pyramid, a cute robot pal, women ice warriors and maybe even a human Dalek.

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