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World Emoji Day – The Most Popular Smileys Used in India


World Emoji Day

The invention of smileys has helped people from different language backgrounds to cross the barrier of language and start communication with anyone without hesitation. The animated faces and symbols have opened up a new horizon for people to express their feelings. This graphic display of emotions has taken over the world of written communication by storm.

The world Emoji Day was first celebrated on July 17, 2014. Since then every year big tech giants use this day to announce either the arrival of new emoji or bring a twist in the existing emoji collections.

Brenda Ueland once said that, everybody is talented because everybody who is human has something to express, and the emoji collections have definitely substantiated the same.

The Emojis are not only the part of fun conversations, but are also considered as a means to convey a strong message. For example the smileys with different colors like white and black give an anti-racial message to the users. An emoji library consisting of 1000 smiley faces was released in the year 2000 and since then the netizens have been using these animated images to express a whole lot of feelings.

Today, on the World Emoji Day, let’s have a look at some of the most commonly used emojis.

  • The Face Emoji – Whether expressing a hearty laugh or a heart full of love, these emoji leave a powerful impact on the reader. The most commonly used face emojis are:

Laugh Emoji — Laugh_Smiley

Smiley Face with heart Eyes — smiling-face-with-heart-eyes

Cry Emoji — Cry_Smiley

Blush Emoji — Blush_Smiley

Kiss Emoji —


  • The Hands Emoji – Greeting someone has been made very easy with these smileys. You can shake hands, give a high five, cross your fingers and express so much more with the hands emoji.

Thumbs up emoji – thumbs-up

All okay emoji – ok-hand

High Five emoji – High_Five_Smiley

Shake hands emoji — shake_hand_smiley

  • Animal Emoji – To display their affection for animals and for entertainment, people use the animal emoji.

Animal Emoji

  • Food Emoji – There are several smileys that represent different food items like pizza, burger, ice-cream, fruits, cake, coffee etc.


There are gazillions of emotions and bazillions of emoji to express those emotions. You can celebrate this World Emoji Day by telling stories and communicating using smileys alone. We hope you have a pictographic day.

Share with us the World Emoji Day activities you do to celebrate this day.

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Published on:17 Jul, 2018

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2 thoughts on “World Emoji Day – The Most Popular Smileys Used in India

  1. veronicasegura

    Apple, Facebook, Twitter and other tech giants celebrated World Emoji Day on Tuesday with declaring most used and favourite emojis, announcement of new ones, acknowledging how emojis make conversations easy and expressive without words, among others. Apple announced over 70 new emoji characters with hair colour variations, gender-neutral characters, mythical creatures and more that would reach the users as part of a free update that Apple would bring to iOS 12 later this year.


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