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Celebrate World Emoji Day with a look back at 2016 in emoji

17th July 2016

Happy World Emoji Day! As designated by the date on the calendar emoji  , today is a day to celebrate all things related to these tiny emoji who continue escalating their global takeover with every current (we see you, snake emoji all over Taylor Swift’s Instagram).

2016 has seen quite a few moments that sparked a response internet-wide, but especially with the use of emoji. So, with that in mind, we thought we’d take a look back at the defining emoji moments of 2016 so far – from Beyoncé to Trump and every emoji-fied moment in-between.

World Emoji Day year in review infographic

What’s your favorite emoji moment so far this year? Let us know on Twitter – and enjoy World Emoji Day!

The SwiftKey Team