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Top Ten Most Used Emojis In 2020

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Aug. 6, 2020, 2:55 p.m.

As at March 2020, a total of 3,304 emojis were listed in the Unicode Standard, a coding system that supports classical and historical texts of many written languages.

This included sequences for gender or skin tone, flags, and the components that were used to create keycaps and other sequences.

Last year, the Unicode Consortium released the ten most popularly used emojis for the first time namely; thumbs up, blowing kiss, loudly crying face, two hearts, folding hands, smiling face with smiling eyes, rolling on the floor with laughter, smiling face with heart eyes, red heart and face with tears of joy.

The Unicode Consortium is a non-profit corporation devoted to developing, maintaining, and promoting software internationalization standards and data, particularly the Unicode Standard, which specifies the representation of text in all modern software products and standards according to Unicode.org.

The Unicode Consortium sets the international standards for characters, including emoji, across software platforms, and it uses frequency as one factor to determine which emoji make the cut.

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The Consortium said it published the data in part to help people who are proposing new emoji. Frequently used emoji impact what categories and types of emoji the Consortium accepts, it said.

From the above list, Unicode said its rankings were based on "median frequency across multiple sources." Characters that come with varying skin tones and genders were counted together, and newer emoji didn't rank highly since they take time to roll out to every platform.

Check out the top 10 most frequently used emoji in 2020

  • Pleading eyes

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  • Blowing kiss

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  • Red heart

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  • Face with tears of joy

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  • Sparkles

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  • Fire

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  • Smiling face with hearts

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  • Check mark

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  • Smiling face with heart eye

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  • Smiling face with smiling eyes

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