The World of Emoji: 12 People Decide Which Get Approved & More

We want MO' EMOJIS! Just can't get enough. Who decides which emoji's are added? What if I have a great idea for a new one? Which emoji's are next in line to be added?

Here's what we know. 

  • Emojis are the most popular form of visual communication in history
  • 92% of the world's online population use emoji's. 
  • There is only ONE emoji to represent visible and invisible disabilities. It's the WHEELCHAIR emoji. There could be more on the way. 
  • The final decision on which emoji we all get to use is in the hands of an exclusive 12 person board. They're part of an organization called, The Unicode Consortium (insert strong arm emoji here). 
  • You can submit an emoji proposal to the committee for consideration. 
  • Currently, there are 6,059,279 emoji requests for consideration. You can vote for your faves! 

Some of the Most Wanted Emojis Include:

  • Hush
  • In Love
  • Rainbow heart 
  • Swearing 
  • Mind-Blowing 

Some Recently Added Interesting Emojis Include: 

  • Electrocuted
  • Gas Mask
  • Eyes on you
  • Mermaid
  • T-Rex Face 

You've got 2,823 emoji at your fingertips. What are your top 5? 

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