Busted By Your Emoji and MEME

Emoji’s have meaning.

Yeah, that’s right. Emoji’s and MEME have meaning. And I’m talking the simple image displayed has interesting consequences. Such that in recent tweets and court cases usage of emoji’s have appeared as evidence in court rulings. AND HAVE CHANGED THE COURSE OF TRADING MARKETS.

And before I get to far along with this post, Emojis are in a sense copyrighted works off art. Especially if they are copied from known existing art work. But, I suspect the underlying unicode is not and that’s why most are available everywhere. I actually started writing this article 2 years ago. :-). Just getting around to updating and hopefully publishing this post.

Emoji’s Have Meaning

You’ve used them or at least I hope you’ve have! 🙂 Long a staple of chat rooms to help symbolize extra emotions or anything that you thought was cool. There wen’t an emoji. 🙂

Emoji’s are a type of ideogram, or small graphic image, that is used in electronic communication to add emotional or contextual meaning to a message. Emoji’s are based on the Unicode Standard, which is a standardized system for encoding text and characters in computers and other devices. This standard is used worldwide and is supported by most modern computer operating systems, which allows people to use emoji’s in their electronic communication regardless of the language or region they are in.

The Unicode Standard includes a wide range of emoji’s that are used for various purposes, including representing emotions, activities, objects, and symbols.

Behind the displayed images and chat the image is https://apps.timwhitlock.info/emoji/tables/unicode

Smiling Face Code
Smiling Face Code

Emojis take on life in digital. From live streaming hip hop videos, to ending live news broadcasts with selfies, where emojis go to live or die, is anyone surprised?

Every major player in the digital world has a flavor of emojis. Apple, keeps releasing new ones for chat programs they have.

Emoji Sample
Emoji Sample
Egyptian Hieroglyph
Egyptian Hieroglyph Nothings Changed. 🙂

I came across a meme featuring a hieroglyph tonight, which had a caption stating that not much has changed over the past few years.

Regardless of one’s culture, images continue to play a significant role in our communication.

Emojis bear resemblance to hieroglyphs, as both serve as visual representations of ideas or concepts. However, there is a distinction between the two. Hieroglyphs were employed in ancient Egyptian writing as a means to represent words and sounds, whereas emojis are primarily utilized in digital communication to convey emotions or provide contextual meaning to messages

From TheVerge.Com

Reading this article on the verge was actually pretty interesting. I thought it deserved some additional research.

Bay Area prosecutors were trying to prove that a man arrested during a prostitution sting was guilty of pimping charges, and among the evidence was a series of Instagram DMs he’d allegedly sent to a woman. One read: “Teamwork make the dream work” with high heels and money bag emoji placed at the end. Prosecutors said the message implied a working relationship between the two of them. The defendant said it could mean he was trying to strike up a romantic relationship. Who was right?


Self Profiling

When, we select an emoji we’re essentially letting the backend software know what type of emojie was selected.

Emojis come in different skin tones as well. They approximate a copy of race colors.  Now as a user of a tool would you think that you’d be profiled just by selecting a skin color of an Emoji?

Using emoji’s with different skin tones can be a way for people to express themselves and add personalization to their messages. It is important to note that selecting an emoji with a particular skin tone should not be used to profile or discriminate against someone.

It is possible that someone could try to use emoji skin tones as a way to profile or discriminate against others, but this would not be a legitimate or appropriate use of these symbols. It is important to remember to treat others with respect and kindness, regardless of the skin tone emoji they use or any other aspect of their identity.

Where possible I’ve included the links within this document but here are the links once again as a list.

Microsoft And Emojis In Outlook

Are emojis the new international language?

Emojies Are Everywhere


That’s right there are enough emojies and meanings to suite just about everyone. In a recent article from
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4200384/The-X-rated-meanings-popular-emojis.html They are talking about certain emojies having x-rated meanings.

he eggplant emoji, which is a purple oval-shaped emoji, has been used in a way that could be considered suggestive or inappropriate in certain contexts. This is due to the fact that the shape and color of the eggplant emoji have been associated with a slang term for male genitalia.

As a result, some people have used the eggplant emoji in a way that could be considered inappropriate or offensive. It is important to use discretion when using emoji’s and to be mindful of the way that they may be interpreted by others. It is always a good idea to communicate responsibly and with respect for others, regardless of the platform or medium you are using.


Douglass Mackey now faces a staggering *10 years in prison* for poking fun at his political opponents

Emojis and memes indeed hold meaning and can impact various aspects of life. Their use in recent tweets and court cases has led to their appearance as evidence in legal rulings, and they have even influenced trading markets. Although emojis can be considered copyrighted works of art, especially if derived from existing artwork, the underlying Unicode is likely not copyrighted, making emojis widely accessible. The author began writing this article two years ago and is now updating it for publication.

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Thoughts & Ideas, Joseph Kravis 🙂

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