Which country uses which emojis more?
Ever wonder what the most commonly used emojis are in other countries? A new report now has the answers.
British app developer SwiftKey created a report that analyzed more than a billion pieces of emoji data from communications in 16 different languages to find how and which emojis are used more.
Generally, traditional emoji smiley and sad faces are the most used emojis in most languaged (nearly 60 percent of all emojis sent). Hearts, romantic and hand gesture emojis are also frequently used.
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For English-speaking Canadians, emoji categories that could be considered more American, like violent, raunchy, money, and sports emojis, are commonly used. Australians use more emojis related to alcohol, drugs, junk food and holidays.
The French and Russians are more likely to use heart and romantic emojis. Arabic speakers use flowers and plants emojis more than others.
The emoji usage for English-speaking Americans is more random. The assortment of emojis and emoji categories included royalty, tech, birthday cake, LGBT, meat and female-oriented emojis. For Spanish-speaking Americans, sad faces and monkeys are more commonly used.
Latin American Spanish speakers use baby emojis, while the Spanish use party emojis. Brazilians who speak Portuguese use more emojis related to cats, religion, music and the moon.
Read the full report here.