Emojis

LGBT emojis are dividing emotions internationally

They say the language of love is universal, and nothing showcases this better from a technological perspective than a good romantic emoji.

Transcending dialects, regions, devices and platforms these little icons of emotion have been embraced the world over.

More recently, the digital images have also come to represent a more inclusive view of love, with emojis now featuring same-sex couples and families alongside the existing love-related icons.

Taco Bell is making great use of the taco emoji it lobbied for

In June, the Unicode Consortium added a taco emoji to the Unicode 8.0 standard, and last month, it became available to iOS users when Apple released iOS 9.1.

The debut of the taco emoji was a notable event not just for Mexican food lovers, but for Taco Bell, one of the largest Mexican food chains in the United States.

How Wimbledon is acing social media in 2015

It will not have passed your attention that Wimbledon is taking place right now.

If it wasn’t for all the Robinson’s squash adverts then certainly for the faint murmur of Cliff Richard’s vocal exercises as he spies a distant rain cloud in the sky.

This year is particularly notable for the venerable lawn tennis tournament as it has upped its social media game in earnest, utilising a few previously untested platforms and some innovative techniques.

Three ways brands are using emojis

Emojis have become an ubiquitous part of everyday internet culture, so it’s no surprise that brands are increasingly using them to connect with consumers. 

Can Emojis in page titles increase Google CTRs?

Companies spend lots of time and money trying to climb the ranks of the SERPs, but fully maximizing how many people click on your results can be a difficult undertaking.

In an apparent effort to do just that, online travel giant Expedia is employing an unusual tool: Emojis in some of its page titles.