Facebook celebrates World Emoji Day by releasing some pretty impressive facts
Internet lovers everywhere are honoring their favorite emoticons by celebrating World Emoji Day, and still trying to find a reason to use that file folder emoji.
Facebook observed the big day by releasing some impressive emoji usage facts, including that 60 million emoji are sent on Facebook everyday. But that’s nothing compared to the average of 5 billion emoji sent every day through Messenger.
Messenger users seem to be filled with laughter and love these days because of those 5 billion emoji used everyday, in the last 30 days, the Face With Tears of Joy, followed by Face Throwing a Kiss and Smiling Face With Heart-Shaped Eyes have been used the most.
In fact, Facebook users across the globe are sending their friends love. The most popular emoji used throughout the world seem to be Face Throwing a Kiss, Smiling Face With Heart-Shaped Eyes, Heart, along with a slew of other smiling faces.
World Emoji Day is here just in time for the big summer release of The Emoji Movie on Monday, July 28. To commemorate the occasion, Facebook Messenger also released a line of 16 new stickers of emoji characters from the movie to use within the app. And not to worry — there is a poop emoji sticker.
Still doesn’t explain what this👺 is, but pretty fun regardless. Now, get to messaging!