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World Emoji Day is an unofficial celebration of emoji lovers all over the world on ๐ŸŒž July, 17. The annual celebration is held to promote the use of emoji and emoticons.

Interesting Facts:

History of the Holiday

The idea to create and celebrate this holiday originated in 2014 and belongs to Jeremy Burge. In doing so, he thought 17 July was the most obvious date for the holiday, as that number appears on the ๐Ÿ“… "Calendar" emoji supported on the iOS platform.

Then, in July 2014, Jeremy created a Twitter account called ๐Ÿฅณ "World Emoji Day" and declared 17 July as World Emoji Day holiday. The followers supported the idea and the first celebration took place. The event has been celebrated every year since.

Interesting Facts:

  • The emoji ๐Ÿ“… "Calendar" displays July 17 date for a reason: it was the day Apple unveiled its iCal software calendar at MacWorld Expo;
  • 17 July 2015 was the most popular day on Twitter;
  • Not every platform displays 17 as a number on the ๐Ÿ“… "Calendar" emoji. For example, Facebook's emoji shows May 14, the birthday of the social network's founder Mark Zuckerberg, while WhatsApp shows February 24, the day WhatsApp Inc. was founded.

Traditions ๐Ÿ“…๐Ÿ™ƒ of the World Emoji Day

Emoji Day is celebrated online by actively and ๐ŸŽจ Creatively using emoticons and emoji in tweets, posts and private messages. The celebration is open to everyone, just include in your post the hashtag #WorldEmojiDay.

In the real world, there are even ๐ŸŽ‰ Parties and cultural events on 17 July: exhibitions, competitions, ๐ŸŽž Movie screenings etc. In 2018, for example, the National Gallery of Melbourne held an exhibition on this day to celebrate 130 years of contemporary art, featuring an original set of Japanese emoji, and in 2021 they held a workshop for illustrators to, among other things, instill a taste for designing your own emojis and emoticons.

Interesting fact:

  • On 17 July 2015, Pepsi released its own set of PepsiMoji emoji, which were available on the App Store and Google Play. Emoji were also featured on some of the Pepsi product labels;
  • To celebrate Emoji Day 2017 the ๐Ÿข Empire State Building in New York City was lit up in yellow, alluding to the traditional color of most emoji;
  • Kim Kardashian, model and businesswoman, released her own emoji 'Kimoji' on ๐Ÿ“…๐Ÿ™ƒ World Emoji Day 2018;
  • In 2017, the Royal Opera ๐ŸŽญ House London presented 20 emoji and emoji works to audiences.


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