Emoji Timeline

English Racists Abuses Monkey Emoji

After England’s football team loses the final of the European Championships, the football players Bukayo Saka, Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford was subjected to racist abuse online after their penalty shots were saved by the Italian goal keeper. Within minutes racists flooded Saka’s Instagram account with monkey emojis. “There is a long history of Black … Continued

Making Maps out of Emojis

Matt Dzugan, Director of Data Science at Chicago Startup project44, releases “Making Maps out of Emojis“: “A mesmerizing emoji-based visualization of our planet, with a huge variety of different customization options and a detailed explanation of how the tool was created. This is best initially viewed on platforms other than Microsoft computers so you can … Continued