July 17 Is World Emoji Day

(FOX 11) We use emojis every day, so why not celebrate them?

July 17 is apparently World Emoji Day, a day chosen by aficionados because its the date shown on the iOS calendar emoji.

What if you don't have an iPhone? The World Emoji Day website states: "Even if you are using a system with a different calendar emoji, that shouldn't stop you joining in the global celebration of emoji."

The world is encouraged to partake by using the #WorldEmojiDay hashtag to tweet their "favorite 50 emojis" in order to make the most of this day, which only comes once a year.

Want to waste an extra 5 minutes learning more about Emojis? Check out Emojipedia, an exhaustive resource on emoji trivia and information.

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