What Does Emoji Mean?

Emojis are small images (static or moving) inserted into text to convey an emotion or represent an object. On social networking sites, mobile applications, and most messaging services, they can be added to text by simply by clicking the relevant picture.
picture of multiple emojis

The word emoji is made up of the Japanese words meaning "picture" (e) and "character" (moji).

Emojis are the successor to the emoticon, which conveyed similar concepts using combinations of characters found on a standard keyboard. There are now over 1000 emojis available for use in texting apps.

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When I write Emoji, I mean this:

meaning of Emoji

"Small Image Inserted Into Text To Convey an Emotion or Object"

Summary of Key Points

"Small Image Inserted Into Text To Convey an Emotion or Object" is the most common definition for Emoji on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Small Image Inserted Into Text To Convey an Emotion or Object
Guessability:guessability level 2

2: Quite easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Example of Emoji Used in a Text


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