Japanese for emoticon - a picture character similar to smiley which is commonly used in text messaging and chat. Emoji support has been added to version 6.1 of Unicode and allows for glyphs such as ๐Ÿ˜„, ๐Ÿฑ, ๐ŸŽˆ, ๐Ÿ  and ๐Ÿ“ถ. Some typography engines will even render these as color graphics.

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Why do emoji like 💩 appear when I use Safari, but not Chrome?

Why do emoji like ๐Ÿ’ฉ appear when I use Safari, but not Chrome on the same MacBook running Lion? Both browsers use WebKit, and I'd imagine font support comes from the OS, not the application. For ...
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How to disable Mavericks' emoji shortcut

The shortcut control-command-space in Mavericks opens a panel with Emojis. I'd like to use it for another application (Divvy), but it complains that it is already used by a system-wide keyboard ...
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How to use plain text smileys (disable automatic emoji substitution) in Messages.app?

How to use plain text smileys (disable automatic emoji substitution) in Messages.app? In OS X 10.8 there was a setting for this in the appโ€™s Preferences pane, but in OS X 10.9 that doesnโ€™t seem to be ...
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Where can I find an explained list of emoji (emoticons) used in iOS?

Where can I find an explained list of emoji (emoticons) used in iOS for use on Mac OS X? Some of them are not quite clear and I would like to see their base meaning (I know that you are free to use ...
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Enabling The Emoji Keyboard in iOS 7?

Emoji emoticons can be be an enhancing feature of a text-based conversation. Whilst having an android smartphone itโ€™s rather easy to add third-party emoji packs (due to the open source nature of ...
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How do I view emoji in Google Chrome on OS X (prior to 10.7)?

In chat there was an emoji icon posted recently. You can view it here. I am using Google Chrome and I can't see the icon. I can, however, see them on my iPad. How can I view them in Google Chrome on ...
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Can you dictate Emoji on iOS?

iOS (and presumably OS X) understands the underlying Unicode descriptions for Emoji icons. When reading iMessages back to you, Siri can use these descriptions to translate Emoji into words. For ...
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How to disable emoji on Chinese keyboard in OS X? (Related: disabling emoji systemwide)

I use the Chinese keyboard on OS X Mavericks, and I'm sure this is the case for other versions of OS X, where when I type in Chinese, like ็ˆฑๆƒ… and emoji like hearts come up.. which is annoying because ...
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CTRL + CMD + SPACE brings up Characters window instead of Emoji window

I'm in Mavericks. When using messages to chat with someone, I used to be able to press CTRL + CMD + SPACE and a little Emoji window would popup and I could choose from an Emoji or type the name of an ...
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Emoji in Keynote

I cannot insert emojis in a keynote presentation. More precisely, when I insert one (Edit > Special characters), I have a blank space instead of the emoji. This works very fine with textedit. Does ...
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How can I create a custom colored icon font?

How can I create custom colored icon font as Apple did for emoticons? I'd also need a font making tool that imports .svg images.
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How do I view emoji in Google Chrome in Lion?

This question is an extension of Daniel L.'s question and my own question. I upgraded to Lion after asking my question. I'd like to be able to view emoji in Chrome when using Lion. So stuff like ...
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Returning to simple pop-up characters panel?

One of my favorite new Mavs features is the pop-up characters panel. Its operation is detailed here. It is summoned via control+command+space and looks like this: At some point, however, the key ...
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Turn emoji back to previous default after upgraded to iOS 8.3

Hello I just upgraded to iOS 8.3. My emoji is now default to kind of yellow colour, which is super annoying. Any ways I could set it back to previous default colour. Thank you!
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How to make emoji bigger in Messages

I just upgraded to Mavericks 10.9.3 from Mountain Lion and the emoticons / emoji are quite small in Messages. Sometimes I can't even tell the difference between one and another emoji. When I open the ...
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How to disable emoji I see sometimes while browsing?

Some time ago I saw emoji in my Google Plus and thought, that it is another crappy update, but seems like is it Mac OS who place them instead of text. How to turn them off? Mac OS X 10.9.4 Or is ...
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How to turn off emojis entirely on iOS?

A lot of emojis replace characters that I already use, usually imported from a symbol keyboard; but it doesn't mesh well with monospaced, small, or formatted text; for example, I like to flavor my ...
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How to disable emoji substitution for pictographs/symbols in special characters? [duplicate]

When I try to insert a special character/symbol/pictograph that has an emoji equivalent, it always changes into the emoji instead. Is there a way to make it not do this? I am not asking about how to ...
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Cannot receive emojis from andriod phones

When receiving texts from android users, if an emoji is sent I only receive an empty text bubble. I've never had this problem before. Please advise. Device: iphone 5c ios: 8.0.2
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Trouble accessing the iPhone 4s smiley emoticons / icons

I just got a "new to me" iPhone 4s, set it up, and updated it to the most recent version of iOS v 8.2. This is my first iPhone, and though I've searched using Siri, Google, and the Stack Exchange ...
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Why does my iPhone Spotlight (Springboard) search show a little poop emoji in the corner?

It's kind of cute, but why is it doing this and how can I change it?
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Is there a way to easily access the emoticons I use most in iMessage?

I often use the same emoticons in Messages and would like to quickly access the same set both in my iPhone, iPad, MacBook and iMac. Is there a way to achieve this?
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How can iPhone see android emoji?

My girlfriend has an Android phone and when she text me on my new iPhone, emoji like ;-) appear as is and not as a winking smiley. Is there a way to change that?
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My iMessage froze up on my iPod 4th generation

So I was texting one of my friends and I sent him about 700 emojis characters and now whenever I try to open the app, it just freezes for 15 seconds and then crashes out. What can I do to make ...
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How do I clear recent emoji in iOS 8.3?

Before 8.3, I was able to clear recently used emoji by clicking on Settings->Reset->Reset Keyboard Dictionary. Now, that does not work. My recent emoji screen is littered with accidentally typed ...
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How can I use Blackberry emojis on my non-jailbroken iOS device?

Ever since moving from my Blackberry to an iPhone a few years ago, I've been sorely missing the Blackberry emoji set. It was pretty brilliant, and contained some KEY emoji which Apple seems to deem ...
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Does the iPod first generation have emojis? [duplicate]

Okay so I asked this before well not exactly but can you get emoji's and the first gen iPod? I have and iPod 4 and an a iPhone 6 and they have emoji's but now I am buying the first and need to know. ...
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iPhone 6 keyboard help lost emoji's

I installed a new keyboard then deleted it now I've lost all my emoji off my standered keyboard just got a-z 0-9 #+= Someone help please?
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Use of Apples Emojis on YouTube video thumbnails? (Copyright)

I assumed that apples emojis were under copyright and cannot be used without permission? (Correct me) But then I see popular youtubers using them in their thumbnails, is this allowed?
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Messages.app how can I turn on autofill emojis for jabber

When I type, for example ":)", the iMessage changes it to the emoji smiley; which is awesome. However, this behavior doesn't exist in jabber based conversations, like Facebook or GTalk. How can I turn ...
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How to get Unicode 7 (Emoji, etc.) on Snow Leopard and earlier versions of OS X

As there is increasing, yet still infrequent, use of Emoji these days, I wanted to try adding an Emoji font to Snow Leopard. Since Apple Emoji uses Font Book 3 specific features I decided on ...