Every year new emojis get approved, but sometimes its worth looking back at how well they are recieved.
398 new emojis were approved in 2019, a large number mostly due to the skin tone variations for the various people holding hands.
Of the emojis approved in 2019, the top results are:
- 🥇 1st place: 🤍 White Heart
- 🥈 2nd place: 🥱 Yawning Face
- 🥉 3rd place: 🤎 Brown Heart
- Runner up (4th): 🦦 Otter
- Runner up (5th): 🤏 Pinching Hand
19 million tweets were assessed in this sample, over the period of 1-9 July 2020. Results were announced live on The Morning Show.
This award is user-voted, and the shortlist includes any emoji approved this year as part of Emoji 13.0.
These results were announced live on Cheddar.
It started with the question: which emoji best represents the year 2020 so far? Users responded, and the emojis were put into a bracket to determine the answer.
Over the past few weeks this resulted in a very clear result. The two emojis that are the 'most 2020' of the set are:
And the winner is: ✊🏿