iOS has emoji built-in...but wait, so does Android!
Typing tacos and middle fingers is about to get easier with the EmojiWorks Emoji Keyboard, a physical Bluetooth keyboard that lets you type the popular little symbols much faster.
A feature hidden in a developer version of Twitter's app shows emojis to express more emotions. That feature would add complexity to the service, but also nuance.
The Like button, with its thumbs-up icon, has long been a staple of the world's largest social network. Now Facebook is adding six more symbols to help us express ourselves.
The Unicode Consortium updates its emoji file with hundreds of new characters, ranging from a John Travolta-like disco dancer to a joystick.
The Vulcan salute is only one example of a new set of emojis coming from Unicode 7.0. Find out what other symbols are coming to your smartphone.
We'll show you all the new tricks you can do with emoji symbols in iOS 8.3.
Do you love emoji? The Emoji Keyboard on Kickstarter puts a silicone keyboard cover and software on your Mac so you can type symbols quickly and easily.
Rapper and artist Yung Jake tells us why emoji symbols make the best medium for his portraits of celebrities like Miley Cyrus, Kim Kardashian and Jerry Seinfeld.
Just how good are emojis at communicating complex ideas? Bill Nye the Science Guy explains the theory of evolution with a series of the digital symbols. Smiley face.