Facebook has added new features to Messenger that should make it easier to find your favorite emoji reactions in a conversation. There's also a new Space Jam chat theme for fans of the original film.
Windows 11 released to the Beta channel still has broken Taskbar and Start menu
Microsoft announced that it is redesigning over 1,800 emojis in Windows, Teams, and other Microsoft 365 services. The new emoji feature a 3D design and will roll out to Windows this holiday.
Google has announced new features and capabilities for Android including the ability to mark an important message in the Messages app and the global rollout of its earthquake alert system.
Google has made several commits to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The changes - which have not been merged yet - indicate that the company is looking to decouple emojis from system updates.
Apple released iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2 today. The main new feature is over 100 new emoji characters that are part of the Emoji 13.0 update. They have some other minor new features too.
Unicode announced Emoji 13.1 today, introducing the characters that will debut on smartphones later this year. There are 217 emoji in total, with seven new releases and 210 skin tone variants.
Google's Messages app now allows you to send emoji reactions to a photo, video or chat you've received as part of a new update. The app is also expanding some of its existing capabilities.
Ahead of World Emoji Day, Google has detailed the 117 emoji that it is going to debut with Android 11 later this year. Gboard beta users can already access them using the new quick access emoji bar.
A new Gboard beta is letting users access brand-new emoji that have been available in Android 11, but not really accessible. The new emoji can now be used on your phone, but there's a catch.
Thanks to the COVID-19 coronavirus, Unicode 14.0 has been delayed by six months, so it won't be out until September 2021. That means that devices won't get any new emojis next year.
Google is currently rolling out a new feature for its Gboard users who have signed up to be beta testers. These beta users can choose from an array of alternate variations for normal emojis.
Unicode announced Emoji 13.0 today, introducing the characters that will debut on smartphones later on this year. There are 62 emoji characters in total, such as pinched fingers, ninja, and more.
Similar to fellow popular social media platform Facebook, Twitter has decided to hop on to the emoji reaction-train and introduced the feature to its DMs on smartphones and desktops.
Apple has added a new option on its online store, letting users engrave emoji onto the charging case of the AirPods and AirPods Pro. It was already possible to get a text engraving before.
Telegram has released version 5.10 for Android and iOS. This update comes packed with lots of useful features including silent messaging, slow mode for groups, and custom admin titles.
Today is World Emoji Day, and as you might expect, companies are celebrating it by announcing emoji additions for users to express themselves better, catching up with Unicode's latest standard.
Telegram 5.5 has just been released bringing with it some cool new privacy oriented features. Unsending messages has been expanded, letting you unsend all messages, even the other person's.
The Unicode Consortium has announced its final list of approved emoji for this year. The new batch of emoji includes symbols for a vast array of representations such as people with disabilities.
Google has added artificial intelligence-powered suggestions to its Gboard app, allowing users to quickly insert stickers, emoji, and GIFs into their messages more easily on the fly.
Google has updated its Gboard app to include more realistic mini stickers. Users can now snap a selfie and the machine learning will kick in to generate a more lifelike sticker for you to share.
Before announcing the second developer and public beta previews of iOS 12.1 today, Apple has introduced dozens of new emoji coming to iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch in the fall.
Google's Android 9.0 Pie isn't just about offering users improvements to battery life and the UI. The Pie update also adds plenty of new emoji and also makes revisions to numerous older ones.
For World Emoji Day, Google has shed light on the person responsible for its emoji design. Jennifer Daniel, who is the head of design for Google's emoji, sits down to discuss all things emoji.
To celebrate World Emoji Day, Apple is previewing new characters that will be available in a software update later this year. They include different hairstyles, superhero costumes, and more.
Bundled in the latest iOS 11.4.1 update, Apple addressed a flaw that would culminate in a crash whenever Taiwan was mentioned or the emoji representation of its flag was encountered.
Samsung has announced yet another update to its AR Emoji feature built into the camera app on its Galaxy S9 and S9+. This time, Disney's Daisy Duck and Goofy have been added as character choices.
Samsung has released a new selection of AR Emoji stickers which can be accessed from the keyboard on the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The update brings the total number of AR Emoji stickers to 36.
Disney and Samsung have teamed up again to expand the latter's AR Emoji library on the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The Incredibles family and their friend Frozone have been added with more to come.
Over the past few years, companies like Apple, Twitter, and Samsung, have adopted a less threatening pistol emoji. Microsoft has now finally aligned with others, delivering its rendition of the emoji.
The times are certainly changing and companies are catching on. Now, it appears that Google could be updating its firearm emoji in Android P, replacing it with what looks to be a Super Soaker.
Facebook has announced some new changes to Messenger to celebrate Valentine's day. You'll be able to use new filters in Messenger Camera, and your chat window with your partner will be spruced up too.
Each year the Unicode Consortium updates its list of approved emoji, which finds its way to our favorite smartphone or tablet, and this year it included representation for those with ginger hair.
The CEO of Google managed to move the cheese in the company's hamburger emoji, which had been placed under the patty, but this was before a Twitter storm had already erupted on all manner of emojis.
Apple has announced that iOS 11.1 will ship with some new emoji. In the line-up are characters such as a vampire and a magician as well as some seasonally-inspired garments and equipment.
Google today announced voice support for an additional 21 languages for its search, Gboard on Android and the Cloud Search API, adding Georgian, Swahili, eight Indian languages, among others.
Facebook is testing a Reactions feature for its Messenger service, enabling users to react to messages by selecting from a choice of emoji. The update builds upon its popular Reactions for News Feed.
What do you get if you mix up the white flag emoji with the rainbow emoji? A rainbow flag of course. That's unless you throw in a couple more characters; then you can crash any iOS device.
'The Emoji Movie' teaser trailer has officially been released. It has been received harshly by viewers, with many criticizing it over social media. It is scheduled for an August 4, 2017 release.
If you're someone who uses a lot of emojis or someone who doesn't use them enough, Dango can make the process of use and discovery easier thanks to some interesting machine learning mechanisms.
With the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which was released on Tuesday, Microsoft introduced a number of new emoji. What was previously a toy gun is now a regular gun - the opposite of what Apple did.