How World Emoji Day 2018 became the most trending thing on social

Celebrated annually since 2014, World Emoji day is Twitter's top trending item on July 17, 2018

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(Photo: emojipedia Twitter)

(Photo: emojipedia Twitter)

The contemporary world celebrates various 'special days'. Be it Valentine's day or Mothers Day, they are celebrated as a mark to display certain exclusivity and to signify the importance. However, certain people critical to this popular culture believe these are merely GDP enhancing initiatives, designed to make you spend in the name of an emotion that you just discovered. 

Taking it a notch forward, the world is celebrating 'World Emoji Day' today. 

World Emoji Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated on July 17. The day is deemed a "global celebration of emoji" and is celebrated with emoji events and product releases. Celebrated annually since 2014, it is Twitter's top trending item on July 17, 2018. 

Brief history

World Emoji Day is "the brainchild of Jeremy Burge" according to CNBC who stated that &qu

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First Published: Jul 17 2018 | 6:03 PM IST

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