#C3PO Is Trending: Now Star Wars Emoji Are Just a Hashtag Away

Hey guess what, there’s a new Star Wars movie coming out! And as the latest ploy to dominate the online conversation, the film has partnered with Twitter to create emoji-generating hashtags for three members of the Episode VII universe, just as a new teaser trailer hits at Star Wars Celebration. » 4/16/15 2:20pm Thursday 2:20pm

Pizza is the most popular emoji on Venmo

Venmo is a great way to ditch your wallet or buy drugs with your smartphone. Part of the fun is the simple fact that the app’s social networking features allows you to publicly shame your friends spending habits with emoji. The most popular emoji used on Venmo, by the way, is pizza—by a landslide. » 4/02/15 5:44pm 4/02/15 5:44pm

I Hope Miley Cyrus Made Entirely Out of Emojis Is What I See When I Die

Emojis have hijacked our words, our social networks, and the general literacy of our nation's youth. So while it feels like I should hate rapper Yung Jake's absurdly skilled emoji-based portraits on principle alone—I can't. They are grotesque, they are obscene, and they are incredible. » 1/16/15 4:00pm 1/16/15 4:00pm

You're About to Have More Options Than "White Emoji" and "Racist Emoji"

Racial diversity amongst our emoji has been an issue for a while, especially now that more and more of our teens are regressing into a pictogram-only lifestyle (because words are dead). Thankfully, it sounds like the Unicode Consortium has heard our cries—diverse emojis are coming. And not the racist kind. » 11/04/14 9:11am 11/04/14 9:11am

My Day on the Emoji-Only Social Network, Translated (I Think)

Words are dead. Grammar, syntax, nuance—all pointless when adorable cartoon sea animals can do the dirty work for us. At least, that's the world Emojli, an emoji-only social network, would like to envision. But after spending some time there, I am more than happy with my inanimate letters. For Emojli's future is a… » 9/11/14 3:05pm 9/11/14 3:05pm

Everything Apple Announced Yesterday

This is Apple's biggest year yet—the line may sound trite, but at least this time, it actually holds some weight. Yesterday, not only did Apple finally give in to a (way) bigger iPhone, but after years of what's seemed like years of will-they-or-won't-they, Apple has finally entered the smartwatch game. And at least… » 9/10/14 11:55am 9/10/14 11:55am