Emoji add a sense of fun and nuance to digital communications. But where does the law stand when they're used to suggest violence or threats?
At present the design and certification of new emojis is controlled by a single body.
Useful for expressing moods, emotions and nuances in messages, emojis could have another use: as your next smartphone password.
Emoji provide a living language that is representative and inclusive in ways that words can't always be. Just be careful if you use the eggplant or peach emoji.
Emoticons reveal subtle clues about your personality – but how do others interpret them?
The extraordinary words that capture the colourful diversity of the English language.