Emoji Timeline

A timeline of cultural and technical events in the history of emoji



12-Year Old Charged for Threatening Emojis

A 12-year-old from Fairfax, Virginia, is charged with threatening her school after the police said she posted a message on Instagram in December laden with gun, bomb, and knife emojis. The girl’s family claims she sent the message in response to being bullied.

Gun Knife Bomb Emojis