Is there any rhyme or reason to the emojis we use most often? Can emojis enhance or diminish our message? For World Emoji Day on July 17, SocialMediaToday collected results published by Instagram and Twitter to showcase the most popular emojis used around the globe. This year Instagram shared the most popular sports emojis in the app from around the world. The soccer ball was the most used sports emoji on Instagram. The overall use of emojis has been on a steady rise over the past 10 years and trends are constantly changing on social media. Who knows which emojis will be the most popular next year! Any guesses?
For more information about emojis, check out the following articles by writers at SocialMediaToday:
Social Platforms Share Insights into Emoji Usage for World Emoji Day by Andrew Hutchinson
Emojis: Why We Love Them So Much and What They Mean by Aleksandra Atanasova