About World Emoji Day
July 17 is the one date that is shown in its own emoji. Famously displayed in the 📅 Calendar Emoji, this makes July 17 the perfect date for 🌏 World Emoji Day.
- Did you know? Emoji were invented by Shigetaka Kurita in Japan, and were first seen on Japanese mobile phones in 1999.
- Did you know? The Face With Tears of Joy Emoji 😂 is the Most Popular.
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- Did you know? Over 10 billion emojis are sent daily. They are used prevalently on social media—over 700 million emojis are used in Facebook posts daily.