Skype has introduced a variety of changes to help users spread the holiday cheer, including holiday-themed video effects, messaging improvements, new emoticons, and an easier way to send Skype Credit.
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Google has published factory images of Android 6.0.1 for its Nexus devices, and has begun rolling out the new update over-the-air, starting with its low-cost Android One handsets in Asia.
While 'hearting' a tweet rolled out for everyone just two weeks ago, a user on Twitter has discovered that it will soon be possible to 'like' tweets in a number of different ways through emojis.
EmojiWorks has launched preorders for their physical emoji keyboard. The keyboard will start at $80 and offer 47 emojis. Those needing more can upgrade to the $100 model.
Apple is now rolling out the public release of iOS 9.1, which brings bug fixes and security updates, improvements to Live Photos, and over 150 new emoji, including the long-awaited 'middle finger'.
It's not the long-rumored 'Dislike' button we've been waiting for but Facebook is hoping 'Reactions' go a step further with users being able to 'Like' posts with a variety of playful responses.
The release of a new Windows 10 build means that new features come to light. It looks like Microsoft has implemented a new set of diverse emojis in build 10547.
Apple has made the iOS 9.1 beta available to both developers as well as public beta testers. The beta includes new APIs for 3D Touch and Live Photos as well as the inclusion of new emoji sets.
An Emoji movie is coming courtesy of the folks at Sony Pictures. Although Emoji's are universal, it is unknown whether global recognition alone will translate the film into a blockbuster.
The Unicode Consortium, responsible for the emoji that you see (and use) everyday, has released a "reversed hand with middle finger extended" but so far only Microsoft supports it.
Instagram introduced a feature that would allow users to hashtag their photos with emoji. But, it looks like Instagram has banned one perverse emoji making it unsearchable.
Bing has announced a new feature that allows you to search with emojis. The feature, which is now live for English speaking markets, lets you find content by simply typing in the emoji.
Microsoft has upgraded the recommendation system of its keyboard to include emoji support. The recommendations are based on the context of what's being typed, sometimes surprisingly well.
Facebook has launched new stickers for users of the Facebook Messenger app which now features more gestures based on the "Like" sticker in addition to the emoji that was launched earlier.
A bunch of new emoji have been discovered in the upcoming iOS 6, and two of the new Japanese chat icons depict gay and lesbian couples.
Did you know that Windows Phone supports many more emoticons than just the ones you see on the keyboard? Last week, we revealed dozens of these 'hidden' icons, and today, we've got 40 more to share.
The Mango update brought a new look for Windows Phone's emoticons - but did you know that many more emoticons are supported in Windows Phone than just those that appear on the keyboard menu? :-D