Enjoy with emojis!
Guess what? Besides being the Eid holiday, did you know July 17 is also World Emoji Day?
Yes! Your favourite emoticons and smileys have a special day all to themselves, and July 17 is also famously displayed in the iOS calendar emoji (now you know why!) So, let's light up our online world today with our favourite emojis - celebrate #WorldEmojiDay. Who isn't a fan of these little tykes?
Emoji Free - My Emoticons Art & Cool Fonts Keyboard
If you're a serious emoji fan, then you need the whole host of smiley faces and emoticons, no doubt. Get the Emoji Free - Emoticons Art & Cool Fonts Keyboard on iOS. There's a selection of vivid smileys and amazing animated emojis, plus cartoon images displaying colourful actions. For android users, the Emoji Coolsymbols Keyboard is almost as good.
Big Emoji Quiz
For the ultimate, diehard emoji fan (and you've likely received some form of this as a Whatsapp forward already), here's a cool game that's played entirely with emojis. Every level presents a different sequence of emoji characters as a clue, with a bunch of letters at the bottom which you can use to compose the answer. The app's been around for a while and there are even cheat apps available for it!
Want to see yourself as an emoji?! This cool app lets you choose an image of yourself, and get it "immortalised" in emoji form. Also great for those who have complaints about the lack of racially diverse emojis. You can also make any number of your own stickers and send them to your friends, along with texts.
SMS Rage Faces
Need something more "hardcore" than those cutesy pie emojis? If you've tripped on endless Internet memes with those funny, screwed up faces, now send those famous memes as images to your friends. All the famous ones are there - plus, you can add your own. With 2,500 faces already on the app, you won't be able to stop LOLing!
Emojis are becoming passwords too! Now, some online services are letting you use emoticons for a password - they're harder to hack than letters or numbers.
Compiled by Mary Paulose