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Most used emoji of 2021: Tears of Joy emoji leads, Flags least popular

Well, I have always been curious about which emoji was mostly used by people, and voila, there was a survey conducted and my most used emoji is everyone’s mostly used emoji.

Yes, the ‘tears of joy’ emoji are the most used emoji of 2021. The Unicode Consortium has released a new report that tells which emojis were used the most. The most popular ones are smileys, object emojis, action and sports emojis and a lot more. The report tells that 😂 ‘tears of joy’ is the most popular emoji and the next popular emoji is the heart emoji❤.

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The Unicode Consortium is a non-profit organization that looks after digitising the world’s language. The Tears of Joy accounts for over 5% of all the emojis used.

The other popular emojis are🤣, 👍 , 😭, 🙏, 😘, 🥰, 😍 and 😊The report further adds that it was similar to 2019 when this data was published for the first time. The report also says that there are top 100 emojis out of 3,663 that account for 82% of all emojis in 2021.

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The Unicode Consortium also published a list of category wise data like ‘Smileys and Emoticon’, ‘People and body’, ‘Activities’, ‘Flags’, and more.

The report shows that Face smiling, and hands were some of the most used emojis. The plants and flowers emoji are also heavily used by people and they dominate the ‘Animals and Nature’ category. On the contrary, flags are the least used emojis, although they have the maximum number of emojis in their category (258 emojis).

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There are certain emojis that have a different meaning, but some adults not belonging to GenZ innocently use them in their chat which makes it a fun discussion among youngsters as they try to educate their parents on what they shouldn’t and should use.

Check out the full report of the most used emojis, here.

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So, which emojis do you use the most when you chat with your friends and family?

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