World Emoji Day: Mumbai Police, Twitterati share fun smileys

Jul 17, 2017, 15:41 IST | mid-day online correspondent

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Emojis are a part of everybody's vocabulary and everyone uses it and hence it comes as no surprise when World Emoji Day is celebrated on Twitter.

World Emoji Day is held on July 17 each year. The purpose of World Emoji Day is to promote the use emojis and spread the enjoyment that they bring to all of those around us

Here are some Twitter reactions.

Emoji or emojis are ideograms and smileys used in electronic messages and Web pages. Emoji are used much like emoticons and exist in various genres, including facial expressions, common objects, places and types of weather, and animals.

Do you know there is a difference between emoji and emoticon?

An emoticon is a typographic display of a facial representation, used to convey emotion in a text only medium while emojis are actual pictures.

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