Happy #WorldEmoji Day from mix107.3!

Rachel Ventresca

Today is #WorldEmojiDay🎉, aka the only day out of the year where speaking strictly in emojis is socially acceptable. But, if you’re anything like us, you rely on emojis to express your emotional attitudes any day of the year.🙃 Celebrate today with us with some emoji trivia and party ideas!👯

Here’s emoji trivia to spice up your celebrations:

  1. #WorldEmojiDay🌎 is celebrated on July 17 because it was the date displayed on the first Calendar Emoji.📅
  2. The first emoji was created in 1999.⌛
  3. The word “emoji” was added to Oxford Dictionaries in 2013.📚
  4. The most used emoji is the Face with Tears of Joy.😂
  5. July 17th is also Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall’s birthday (making her emoji royalty in our book).👑

Check out these ideas for how to celebrate #WorldEmojiDay:

1. Throw an emoji themed party!🎉🎈💃
Dress up as your favorite emoji and compete with your guests to see who has the best costume (Bonus points for difficulty).🏆

2. Speak strictly in emojis.🤐🙊😂
Text from mom? Email from dad? DM from your best friend? Although you may find difficult in communicating, true emoji fans will be up for the challenge!👍

3. Spread the emoji love online!💖💕💗
Save time and characters by sharing your favorite emoji’s on social media. Don’t forget to use the hashtag, #WorldEmojiDay🌎 and share your favorite emojis with Mix 107.3!🎤

Need some party tunes? Check out the #WorldEmojiDay Anthem!