Everything You Wanted
to Know About Emojis
The rapid rise 📈 of emoji (Japanese for “picture character”) has prompted difficult questions about language creation and digital communication’s fraught ties to identity and inclusion. Picture Character leads viewers 👀 on a deep dive into the ever-evolving world of emoji, from their humble beginnings in Japan 🇯🇵 to mobile keyboards 📱 the world 🌎 over, and shed fresh light 💡 on the private consortium 👥 that approves new emoji offerings and the individuals fighting ✊ to make the language more representative of its billions of users.
Martha Shane, Ian Cheney
Graphic Design, Emoji, Technology
English, Arabic, Japanese, Spanish (with English subtitles)