Enclosing BANKNOTE emoji?

Leo Broukhis leob at mailcom.com
Tue Feb 9 10:19:48 CST 2016

A caveat about using emojitracker.com : it doesn't count newer emoji yet
(e.g. U+1F37E bottle with popping cork is absent), thus, when they are
added, their counts will be skewed.


On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 2:00 AM, Leo Broukhis <leob at mailcom.com> wrote:

> Thank you for the links, quite mesmerizing!
> On emojitracker.com (cumulative counts, but only on twitter, AFAICS),
> U+1F4B5 ($) had quite a respectable count of 2932622 (well above the middle
> of the page, around 70%ile), U+1F4B7 (pound) had 514536 (around 30%ile),
> and U+1F4B4 and U+1F4B6 had around 353K and 388K resp. (around 20%ile, but
> 10x more than the lowest counts, and about the same frequency as various
> individual clock faces).
> It is quite evident that the dollar banknote emoji serves as a stand-in
> for at least half a dozen of various currencies.
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 10:25 PM, Mark Davis ☕️ <mark at macchiato.com> wrote:
>> I would suggest that you first gather statistics and present statistics
>> on how often the current combinations are used compared to other emoji, eg
>> by consulting sources such as:
>> http://www.emojixpress.com/stats/
>> or
>> http://emojitracker.com/
>> Mark
>> On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 8:34 PM, Leo Broukhis <leob at mailcom.com> wrote:
>>> There are
>>> �� U+01F4B4 Banknote With Yen Sign
>>> �� U+01F4B5 Banknote With Dollar Sign
>>> �� U+01F4B6 Banknote With Euro Sign
>>> �� U+01F4B7 Banknote With Pound Sign
>>> This is clearly an incomplete set. It makes sense to have a generic
>>> "enclosing banknote" emoji character which, when combined with a
>>> currency sign, would produce the corresponding banknote, to forestall
>>> requests for individual emoji for banknotes with remaining currency
>>> signs.
>>> Leo
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