World Emoji Day

World Emoji Day – Here’s Some Fun Facts to Not Miss

World Emoji Day – Here’s Some Fun Facts to Not Miss – Yes, you read that right! The world also has a day dedicated to emojis. The human race is too kind to sometimes to even feel anything negative about it.

Emojis are a part of our lives now because it is through these that we express our emotions and feelings for real with the people we know. It’s hard to believe that a day like this even exists and let us now tell you one another amazing fact about this day. In some countries, this day is not only celebrated causally but they legit have a holiday on this day. This year, this day falls on July 17. The day came into existence in 2014.

So, all in all, July 17th is going to be dedicated to the emojis. But, how can we actually celebrate this day? Well, the least and the maximum that you can do is send your favourite emojis to your loved ones and inform them about the day. You can also post on social media about this day and add your favourite emojis there to let the world know. But, along with that, here are some fun facts about the emoji day and the emojis that you must know.

Once you get this information you can even pass it on to be cool in front of your friends. This day was started to celebrate emoji as a tool to express emotions better in chats. Also, hold the seat belts because you are going to find out some really mind-boggling facts about your favourite emojis.

Facts about Emojis that probably you didn’t know

World Emoji Day

  1. Emojis are a part of the Unicode Standard and they were developed in the Unicode Consortium. We bet you didn’t know this! We can bet shares on it.
  2. There are more than 3500 emojis available in the world. Have you ever used more than 200 emojis even? We guess you regularly use not more than 50 emojis.
  3. The Emojis were first invented in 1999 but it was not until 2011 that people actually started to use them. Can you remember when you started using the emojis? Probably, the time you own your first smartphone.
  4. Jeremy Burge was the one who started the world emoji day. He is the London-based founder of Emojipedia. Now surely you will google the hell out of him.
  5. The ‘Face with Tears of Joy’ is the most popular emoji on Facebook in the USA. Not going to lie, it is also our favourite emoji and we use it almost every day.
  6. Every year, world emoji awards day is also held where emojis are given an award on different nominations and every year ‘the emoji of the year’ is declared. And you thought emojis are neglected? Well, not my friend.
  7. According to Brandwatch’s recent report, The Emoji Report, the volume of tweets containing a brand name and an emoji has grown by 49% since September 2015.
  8. Studies have proven that emails that have emojis in the subject lines have 28% higher than the average open rate for marketing emails. Yes, even professional mail is relying on the power of emojis because of the connectivity. You are not stupid to end each message with an emoji.
  9. There is also an emoji course out there. It is a free course that will teach students to benefits and challenges of meeting people from different cultures. And how language and human communities shape each other. This came out as a shock to even us. If you are feeling something, you are not alone.
  10. Most emojis are used on Messenger on New Year’s Eve. Ya, people are quite ‘high’ on celebrations on this day.
  11. Emoji is a Japanese term that roughly translates to “picture word”. Quite obvious by now.
  12. It was also in Japan first that the use of emojis was started. It was in 2007 in the Apple phones. Apple does start everything new, isn’t it?
  13. World Emoji Day highlights the use of emojis as a global language transcending borders and language barriers. If you think, this is true that people are connected globally through emojis. We all have one common language.
  14. There have been many social media campaigns and parties hosted to celebrate world emoji day. Not going to lie but high key want to be a part of this party to see what happens there. It sounds fun.
  15. July 17th is chosen as world emoji day because the date displayed on the calendar emoji is July 17. How thoughtful of the makers. We also think there is something personal about this day to them and it is not random. What do you think?
  16. In 2013, the word emoji was added to the Oxford English Dictionary. By 2015, it was in the Merriam-Webster dictionary.
  17. The studies have shown that In 2018, 57 per cent of emoji users were women. Is this another fact to prove that men are emotionally unavailable? Insert monkey emoji with hands on his mouth. *we didn’t say anything*.
  18. Only seven per cent of people use the peach emoji as a fruit. Kinda feeling bad because Peach is cute!
  19. Emojis have been found to be a popular choice for tattoos and brand logos. People love things when they are easy.
  20. The birthday cake emoji is also one of the most popular emoji used worldwide. Of course, because people have birthdays worldwide, duh!


Weren’t these some cool facts that you came to know about this day? Well, of course, they were because, before this, you didn’t care enough to Google such things about emojis. And now that you do, you can let more people know as well. Also, we believe that having any kind of information is good so we presented this blog to you with that POV. We hope you had a fun and great time reading this. Also, while you are at it, let us know your favourite emojis in the comments below. Let’s see the most favourite emojis out there.

World Emoji Day – Here’s Some Fun Facts to Not Miss – Yes, you read that right! The world also has a day dedicated to emojis. The human race is too kind to sometimes to even feel anything negative about it. Emojis are a part of our lives now because it is through these that we…