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Emoji

When Is an Emoji More Than Just an Icon?

Each year hundreds of new icons are added to the library we use every day on our phones. They give us the ability to choose the right emoji not only to communicate our mood and what we’re up to but also our gender, race and hair color. This year, Unicode has again struck a chord with the introduction of disability-themed emojis. Where emojis might once have been considered gimmicks, this latest development shows just how far the format has come. Disability rights campaigners have openly welcomed the new set as an…

Leanplum Reveals Emojis in Marketing Messages Lead to 254% More Engagement

New Study Analyzes Emoji Usage and Engagement in Push Notifications and Emails over the Last Year Leanplum, the leader in mobile engagement, announced a new Mobile Marketing Trends report, Unlocking Engagement & Growth With Emojis, that confirms the effectiveness of emoji usage in push notifications and emails. The data verifies that emojis are significantly more likely to influence mobile engagement and aid retention. "We used Leanplum to test the effectiveness of emojis in push notification campaigns," said …

Interview with Travis Montaque, Founder and CEO, Emogi

"We’re also allowing brands to join the conversation seamlessly – not as ads, but as branded content that is presented to users when they want to share them."Tell us about your role at Emogi and how you got here. What inspired you to start a Conversational Content Platform? I serve as the Founder and CEO of Emogi a content engine for communication services that helps people have better conversations whether they’re texting on a chat app, commenting on a post, or sending a video to friends. Partnering with leading…