Did You Know…..
In 2014, Jeremy Burge created this “holiday” to celebrate emojois and to help make them popular. He created Emojipedia which is a reference website for emojois. On the iPhone calendars, July 17th is the default date so he chose this date to observe the holiday.
Emojois are images of your emotions, ideas, and thoughts. They were invented by the Japanese in the 1990s. In 2011 Apple introduced them to the world in their iPhones. The definition of emojoi in Japanese is picture character or picture letter.
Linguistics experts believe emojois might be evolving into a new type of language. In written communication, they are very easy and effective to use.
The difference between Emojois and Emoticons — Emoticons are text only but emojois are stylized images.
The Oxford Dictionaries declared emoji as the word of the year in 2015.
Best Ways to Celebrate….
When communicating on social media and text/SMS on July 17th, use only emojois.
Let people know you are celebrating World Emoji Day by carrying index cards with emojois printed on them and use them when interacting with people in real life.
Information courtesy of https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/fun/world-emoji-day