Emojis honoured in world celebration

Jul 17, 2017 · bbc.com

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New York's Empire State Building will be lit up in yellow to mark a day that organisers hope will put a smile on millions of faces.

It is one of several stunts planned for World Emoji Day, which celebrates the colourful symbols used in instant messages, on 17 July.

London's Royal Opera House will present 20 well-known operas and ballets in emoji form online. There are 2,666 emojis currently on the official Unicode Standard list.

The Unicode consortium lays out the framework for emojis and decides what should be depicted, but companies such as Apple and Google are free to create their own designs.

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