🌟 We use emojis every day, so why not celebrate them? Welcome to 📅 World Emoji Day!
🙌 Join in the celebration on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #WorldEmojiDay.
🙋 Why July 17?
July 17 is famously displayed on the 📅 Calendar Emoji, which is why we chose it as the date for World Emoji Day.
💡 The calendar emoji date is the reason this July 17 was chosen, but the day is much bigger than just one emoji. World Emoji Day is a celebration of all emojis.
🗳 Cast your Vote
The 2019 World Emoji Awards are coming soon!
You can see the 2018 winners over on Twitter.
Your 2018 votes determined the Best New Emoji, the Most Anticipated Emoji, an award for Excellence in Emoji Use and which emoji best represents 2018 as Emoji of the Year.
Winners were announced live from the New York Stock Exchange on Cheddar July 17, 2018.
🎶 Sing the Anthem
Written and produced by Jonathan Mann, we encourage you to upload your own video singing along. Or just put it on repeat in the office.
🎈 Emoji Royalty
🎂 Birthday on July 17? Not everyone is fortunate enough to have an emoji showing their date of birth. Be kind with your humble subjects on this day, despite knowing that you are the true emoji royalty.
Notable July 17 Birthdays:
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💬 Keep it Emoji-only