Immediacy Advertsing: Twitter Now Lets Advertisers Target By Emoji

Twitter has become the first social media platform that lets advertisers target by what emoji a user has tweeted. The idea is that emoji’s are indicators of emotion, or even more specifically wanted actions, which can be used by businesses…

GitHub Adds Reactions

Facebook recently took the Internet by storm by finally introducing Reactions, giving users the ability to quickly express different…well, reactions, as opposed to just “likes”. Perhaps following the social networks’ lead, GitHub just announced that it too is providing reactions.…

How Will Facebook Reactions Impact Pages And Reach?

As previously reported, Facebook has finally launched Reactions globally. If you aren’t seeing them yet, you will very soon. Reactions are basically emoji that supplement the like button. Users can now not only “like” a post. They can express the…

Facebook Finally Makes ‘Reactions’ Like Button Extension Available Globally

Update: Facebook shares how it’s approaching Reactions when it comes to Pages and reach in the News Feed. Last fall, we learned that Facebook was preparing to give users “Reactions,” a new way beyond the like button to express what…

Kim Kardashian Says She Broke the App Store with Her New KIMOJI App

Kim Kardashian says her new specialty emoji app, KIMOJI, broke the App Store. “Apple, I’m so sorry I broke your App Store!!!” she tweeted. “I can’t believe so many people downloaded my KIMOJI app that it affected the entire app…

Could Facebook’s Dislike Button Really Just Be Emoji Reactions?

Does a 2014 patent reveal Facebook’s true plans for its upcoming dislike button? Earlier this week, Mark Zuckerberg announced something few though would actually ever happen – Facebook is currently working on a dislike button. For years, Facebook has rebuked…

Facebook Is Surprisingly LOL-Deficient

Facebook has a lot of data it can comb through, if it so pleases. The latest dive into what people are doing looks into how people laugh on the social network. And the biggest shock, at least to me, is…

Russia Is Thinking About Blocking Facebook Over Gay Emoji

A little while back Apple and many other platforms adopted a new Unicode standard for emojis that included, among other thing, emojis featuring same sex couples. More specifically, emoji featuring two men and a heart, two women and a heart,…

Emoji Movie Is in the Works, and We All Deserve This

Look at your recent texts, WhatsApp messages, Snapchats, Tinder chats, and tweets. If you have used emoji – let’s say more than a dozen in the past few days – then this is your fault and you’re not allowed to…

Gmail Adds New Emoji, Themes to Try to Make Email Less Boring

Email will never die. It’s just too important to both professional and private communication. But email isn’t that fun. Ok, email is absolutely not fun. Google is announcing a couple of Gmail improvements to make it feel “personal and fun!”…