Using emojis instead of traditional emotional scales may help in assessing cancer patients' physical, emotional and overall quality of life, a study has found. "Cancer patients receive complex medical care, including surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and targeted agents that may result in physical, emotional, financial and spiritual consequences that can negatively impact quality of life," said
Giving cheese its rightful place in a burger, Google has served it in the correct order in the emoji in the latest Android 8.1 OS update. As reported by The Verge on Wednesday, the new OS will ship with a new and improved cheeseburger emoji in which the cheese is placed atop the patty, as
In a report about how Apple uses anonymized data collection, the company has revealed that the laugh-crying face is the most-used emoji among English-speaking iOS and Mac users in the United States, followed by the heart and the straight-up crying emoji.
Monday's approaching, and the most important task on Google CEO Sundar Pichai's to-do list is to figure out the correct order of cheese slice in a burger. Should it be on top of the patty, or at the bottom? Pichai will address this extremely crucial aspect related to user preference.
Facebook wants you to not only react with emoji, but also become an emoji. The social networking service is reportedly working on a software that could animate your profile picture based on emoji reactions by your friends or followers. The concept is similar to Apple's Animoji feature for iPhone X where facial-scanning technology is used to create 3D versions based on your facial expressions.
With the next update to iOS 11, a whole new range of emojis will be unlocked. Apple announced that with the upcoming iOS 11.1, you will get access to hundreds of new emojis, which will include gender-neutral characters, more options to signify food, and a dedicated 'I love you' emoji.
iOS users will finally be able to shrug ( \_( )_/ ) easily using an emoji. Apple has released the developer preview of iOS 10.2 that will feature over 70 new emojis including Shrug and Fingers Crossed for the first time. The developer preview version adds full Unicode 9 emoji support which includes emojis that were approved in June this year. As part of Apple s plans of adding more racially and gender diverse emojis, the new emoji keyboard is set to bring in emojis with both genders and all skin tones.
The 'face with tears of joy' emoji -- that was declared the 'word of the year 2015' by Oxford Dictionaries -- was actually the most popular emoji used on Twitter, a study by the company revealed. Twitter analysed the top 10 emoji used for TV-related tweets between April 2014 and July 2015.
If you love to eat bacon, there is some good news for you. Your favorite food might make it to the emoji keyboard in 2016. The nominations are in for new additions to the popular pictogram alphabet including a selfie and a dancing man to accompany the dancing woman besides the iconic circus clown face, Daily Mail reported.
Google has removed emoji support from search results for the desktop and mobile. According to thenextweb.com, pages that use emoji will not be penalized, Google just will not show the symbols when it shows the page in search results. Emoji will still be used as headers in search when accompanied by text.
Now, a new project, named emojidex, is offering emojis as a service that allows developers to share new emojis with each other and add them to their apps and websites.
Unicode Consortium, the group responsible for coordinating emoji design, has proposed a plan wherein five skin tones would be added to emojis, the little faces and characters used to express emotions in electronic messaging.