Fwd: The Most Frequent Emoji

Martin J. Dürst via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Fri Oct 11 01:46:21 CDT 2019

I had a look at the page with the frequencies. Many emoji didn't 
display, but that's my browser's problem. What was worse was that the 
sidebar and the stuff at the bottom was all looking weird. I hope this 
can be fixed.

Regards,   Martin.

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Subject: The Most Frequent Emoji
Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 07:56:37 -0700
From: announcements at unicode.org
Reply-To: root at unicode.org
To: announcements at unicode.org

Emoji Frequency ImageHow does the Unicode Consortium choose which new 
emoji to add? One important factor is data about how frequently the 
current emoji are used. Patterns of usage help to inform decisions about 
future emoji. The Consortium has been working to assemble this 
information and make it available to the public.

And the two most frequently used emoji in the world are...
�� and ❤️
The new Unicode Emoji Frequency 
<https://home.unicode.org/emoji/emoji-frequency> page shows a list of 
the Unicode v12.0 emoji ranked in order of how frequently they are used.

“The forecasted frequency of use is a key factor in determining whether 
to encode new emoji, and for that it is important to know the frequency 
of use of existing emoji,” said Mark Davis, President of the Unicode 
Consortium. “Understanding how frequently emoji are used helps 
prioritize which categories to focus on and which emoji to add to the 

/Over 136,000 characters are available for adoption 
<http://unicode.org/consortium/adopt-a-character.html>, to help the 
Unicode Consortium’s work on digitally disadvantaged languages./

[badge] <http://unicode.org/consortium/adopt-a-character.html>


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