Venmo emoji use is changing in the coronavirus economy

Apr 21, 2020
The payment app's public transactions reveal consumer spending habits during COVID-19 restrictions.
Recent mask emoji usage has grown by 2000% compared to March 2017, according to Quartz's analysis of Venmo data.
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Can you make money off of emoji?

Emoji have sort of become the language of our lives but are they a business?
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That emoji you just tweeted could determine the next ad you see

Feb 16, 2018
Cashing in on smiley faces ... or animals, vegetables, dancers...
Since 2016, Twitter has partnered with ad agencies to target people based on their emoji use.
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Apple is coming for your tiny guns

Aug 2, 2016
iOS 10 will add more diversity and replace the revolver emoji with a squirt gun.
Apple CEO Tim Cook and the new water gun emoji.
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Kimojis, Sheenojis...Kaimojis?

May 26, 2016
Everyone's getting on the custom emoji bandwagon. Why not Kai?
Charlie Sheen is the latest celeb to put out a line of custom emojis.
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Facebook gets emotional with its "Like" button

Feb 24, 2016
All you wanted was a Dislike button... but no.