Buzzword Bingo: Emoji
Emoji

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Emoji (絵文字 or えもじ) are the ideograms or smileys used in Japanese electronic messages. Originally meaning pictograph, the word emoji literally means "picture" (e) + "character" (moji). These icons are standardized and built into the handsets. - Wikipedia

Also see: emoticon

July 17 appears to be #WorldEmojiDayexternal image World_Emoji_Dayv2.png

Headlines

http://www.wired.com/2011/09/0919fahlman-proposes-emoticons
http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2015/11/16/oxford-dictionaries-word-of-the-year-emoji

Examples
https://www.emojibase.com/emoji/1f4fb/radio

Elsewhere on the Web

Check Out These New Emojis for Foodies
http://thenounproject.com/GRACE-MotherJones/collection/sustainable-food-and-farming
http://thenewinquiry.com/essays/the-conservatism-of-emoji
http://www.seinfeldemoji.com

Burger
https://twitter.com/i/moments/924577354273509377


Wikipedia

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https://twitter.com/i/moments/844637170363191301

http://www.thisisinsider.com/new-emoji-candidates-spring-2017-ranked-2017-3

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/the-aubergine-incident:-emoji-language,-where-and-eggplant-is-j/8430650

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