The 20 most popular emoji in America


#AceSocialNews – Aug.18: Harvard linguist Steven Pinker recently told us about how emoji are a new form of punctuation.

But as a new report from SwiftKey says, some punctuation marks are more popular than others.

The keyboard app makers analyzed over a billion emoji used from June 2014 to June 2015.

In addition to figuring out which states love certain emoji more than others — Connecticut and koalas, Oklahoma and volcanoes — SwiftKey put together the data on the most-used emoji nationwide.

They are:

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That’s basically the sum of human experience: joy, love, sadness, and a thumbs up.

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Original Article: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/businessinsider/~3/zUVu_Oo-WpQ/the-20-most-popular-emoji-in-america-2015-8

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