Blowing Kiss Beats Heart-Eyes in New Google Stats

Blowing Kiss Beats Heart-Eyes in New Google Stats

Google has today shared new statistics that show ๐Ÿ˜˜ Face Blowing a Kiss beating out the ๐Ÿ˜ Smiling Face With Heart-Eyes emoji.

It is World Emoji Day after all, and Google noted: โ€œto celebrate this day with the global community, we took a look at some of the most popular emoji used on Gboard around the worldโ€.

Rounding out the top five are โค๏ธ Red Heart in fourth place, ๐Ÿ˜Š Smiling Face With Smiling Eyes in fifth place, and of course ๐Ÿ˜‚ Face With Tears of Joy in first place


The interesting part of emoji analytics is that we all tend to use more similar emojis than one might think.

Rather than ranking the top emojis per language, Google looked at which emojis are more popular in various languages.

While the popularity of many of these emoji are common across different languages, we also found that some emoji are more uniquely used in certain languages over others, noting:

โ€œFor example, Italian and Russian speakers send each other kisses ๐Ÿ’‹ more frequently than speakers of other languages. And speakers of two languages from Southeast Asia are big fans of sunglasses ๐Ÿ˜Žโ€


Those two languages that use ๐Ÿ˜Ž Smiling Face With Sunglasses more than any other? Thai and Vietnamese.


Lastly, recognizing the ongoing mourning for Android's old blob emojis, Google is including more of the blobs in their downloadable animated sticker pack.


โ€œJust in time for World Emoji Day, weโ€™re launching a new animated sticker pack todayโ€”on both Gboard and Android Messagesโ€”featuring Googleโ€™s lovable original โ€œblobโ€ emoji. The sticker pack has double the blobs of the original sticker pack, which โ€‹launchedโ€‹ on Allo last summer. Some favorites include the octopus, broken heart, the dancer, and many more.โ€