America's Most Popular Emoji Is Actually Much More Upbeat Than You'd Think

Don't worry, though, the skull emoji broke the top 10.

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Apple recently released a Differential Privacy Overview which included lots of info on things that are not emojis and then some info on things that are. Some of that emoji info was a summary of the most popular ones amongst English speakers in the United States. The most popular, by a landslide, is this lil guy: 😂.

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That's it!

(Well, I guess there's more. MacRumors notes there aren't any numbers provided by Apple, just a graph showing how much more used that emoji is than its nine runners up.

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The company is gathering this information to "help design better ways to find and use our favorite emoji," the document explains. So, if you want more emojis in the vein of, IDK, say, my particular fav—🖕—get to using it ASAP.


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