Apple recently came under fire for proposing a change to the 🍑 peach emoji that made it look more fruit-like and less butt-like. “What’s happening to emojis represents the worst kind of gentrification of the internet,” charged Buzzfeed. Mashable was even more dramatic, exclaiming: “Apple just ruined texting.” While Apple soon retreated, the episode demonstrated the … Continue reading How we really use the peach emoji
"What can emojis tell you about celebrities and their fans? Data scientist Hamdan Azhar, founder of emoji analytics company PRISMOJI, pondered this age-old question in the wake of some fresh Taylor Swift and Kanye West drama."
At Prismoji, we believe that emojis - as a “new type of language” - are a major key for understanding popular sentiment in a digital age.