Emojis: why we love them so much and what they mean

Emojis: why we love them so much and what they mean

Those colorful symbols appear everywhere – even as decoration in high-fashion collections and, very soon, in movies. Yes, emojis have left the digital realm and firmly entrench themselves in today’s popular culture. They have also changed the ways we communicate. A new language The world can sigh with relief: a set of 72 new emojis is coming to our devices, amongst which are the (much needed) avocado, selfie and facepalm. New additions to the Unicode Standard, the character coding system that supports emoji rendering on different platforms, always create a…