Whatโ€™s New on the 10th Annual World Emoji Day

Whatโ€™s New on the 10th Annual World Emoji Day

Happy World Emoji Day 2023 - our 10th annual World Emoji Day celebration and Emojipedia 10th birthday! ๐ŸŒŽ๐Ÿ“…๐Ÿฅณ

Here's a quick rundown of what's been happening as part of the global 2023 celebration - our biggest yet!

๐Ÿ†• New Emojis

Emoji 15.1 is due for approval this September, and as is now tradition we here at Emojipedia have revealed our sample images showing examples of what might be on phones in 2023-2024.

๐Ÿ”” Opening the NYSE

Earlier today The New York Stock Exchange welcomed Zedge (NYSE American: ZDGE) - a global leader in creating platforms for digital self-expression (including Emojipedia!) to celebrate World Emoji Day.

To honor the occasion, Howard Jonas (our Vice Chairman) and Michael Jonas (our Executive Chairman) rang the famed Opening Bell.

๐Ÿ’™ Conscious Alliance Partnership

As part of World Emoji Day 2023, Zedge is contributing to those in need by partnering with Conscious Alliance, a United States-based nonprofit hunger relief organization that unifies bands, brands, artists, and fans to collectively support communities in crisis.

๐Ÿ“จ Telegram's Animated Telemojis

Telegramโ€™s animated Telemoji emoji sticker designs are now available to view on Emojipedia. First launched in August of 2019 with just five emojis, the set has grown to over 600 animated designs.

๐Ÿ“ˆ Statistics & Retrospectives

For another year running, we're delighted to announce that global emoji use is at a record-breaking rate, with over 26% of all tweets containing at least one emoji in 2023.

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We also graphed the top emojis across different popular categories, such as the smiley emojis shown below.

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You can view all of our dynamic graphs here.

We detailed our favorite 10 viral emoji trends from the last 10 years

We also outlined 10 of the biggest celebrity-emoji associations since Emojipedia's founding.

๐Ÿ† World Emoji Awards

The 2023 World Emoji Awards results are in, and here are all the winners!

The plain ๐Ÿฉท Pink Heart emoji is the Most Popular New Emoji across social platforms, followed by the ๐Ÿซจ Shaking Face.

The ๐Ÿคฃ Rolling on the Floor Laughing emoji has received this year's Lifetime Achievement Award for being the most popular new emoji added over the last 10 years, as well as being the #2 emoji in the world in 2023.

Finally, the Most 2023 Emoji is the ๐Ÿซ  Melting Face, defeating the 2023 Most Popular New Emoji winner the ๐Ÿฉท Pink Heart in the final. This means that for the first time ever we have had the same emoji win this same award two years in a row, as ๐Ÿซ  Melting Face was also our Most 2022 Emoji.

๐Ÿ‘€ More on World Emoji Day

To see even more of what's been happening, check out the #WorldEmojiDay hashtag on your social platform of choice. Here are just some examples of all the fun different people and businesses have been having as part of our global celebrations!

Additionally, check out the official World Emoji Day accounts:

...and of course the websites: