πŸ“Š Statistics

World Emoji Day is now in its sixth year. The event was founded by Jeremy Burge of Emojipedia in 2014. Here are some facts about emojis and World Emoji Day:

🌎 Social Stats

During #WorldEmojiDay social media is a buzz with chatter about all things emoji.

  • Over 100 tweets per minute are typically sent using the #WorldEmojiDay hashtag during the event - with it rising to over 175 tweets per minute at peak times.

  • 2018 saw the #WorldEmojiDay hashtag generate over 3.5 billion Twitter impressions.

  • In 2018, over 150,000 Twitter accounts joined in by using the #WorldEmojiDay hashtag.

  • For 2019, over 190,000 Twitter accounts joined, sending over 300,000 related tweets.

  • In 2019 the #WorldEmojiDay hashtag generated over 4 billion Twitter impressions.

πŸ“ˆ Emoji Statistics

  • Facebook

    • ❀️ On Facebook, people are using the red heart emoji twice as much as they did last year

    • πŸ’¬ Over 900M emojis are sent every day without text on Facebook Messenger

    • πŸ“ˆ More than 700M emojis are used in Facebook posts every day

    • πŸŽ† The biggest day for emoji usage on Messenger is New Year’s Eve

  • Twitter

  • Instagram

  • Apple

πŸ“‹ Emoji Facts

πŸ† World Emoji Awards

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2019

The winners of the 2019 World Emoji Awards are as follows:

  • Most Popular New Emoji:

    • πŸ₯‡1st Place: πŸ₯°Smiling Face with Hearts

    • πŸ₯ˆ2nd Place: πŸ₯ΊPleading Face

    • πŸ₯‰3rd Place: πŸ₯΄ Woozy Face

  • Most Anticipated New Emoji: MatΓ©

ℹ️ Results came via user voting on Twitter and visitor data to Emojipedia.org.


2018

The winner of the 2018 World Emoji Awards were as follows:

2017

Winners of the 2017 World Emoji Awards were as follows: