Everybody uses them. But where did emojis come from?
- first-ever – happening for the first time
- to invent – to create something that has not existed before
- available – present and ready for use
- emoji keyboard – special set of keys with emoji symbols
- calendar – a document that shows the days, weeks, and months of the year
- introduced – made available for the first time
- to represent – to be present as a sign or symbol of other things or people
- diverse – made up of people or things that are different from each other
- skin tone – skin colour
- headscarf – a piece of cloth worn over a woman’s or girl’s head
- tears of joy – drops that come out of your eye when you are crying with laughter
Combine the events in the right column with the correct year in the left column.
|1992||a. 17th July announced as World Emoji Day|
|2003||b. 2666 emojis available for users|
|2007||c. Emojis available on iPhone for the first time|
|2008||d. Emojis with different skin tones introduced|
|2011||e. First iPhone by Apple|
|2014||f. First-ever text message sent|
|2015||g. MSN messenger introduced with emoticons|
|2017||h. New emoji introduced of a person with a headscarf|
|2020||i. New iPhones have an emoji keyboard for the first time|
- Name the top 3 of the most used emojis.
- Which one is your favourite emoji?