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29 Quirky Emojis

From LGBT-Friendly Emoticons to Custom Couture Emojis

— February 19, 2015 — Tech
Some people enjoy having entire text messaging conversations with emoticons, making these alternative emoji collections wonderfully practical. The standard emoji keyboard provides almost enough imagery to express feelings and describe activities to friends and family in basic day-to-day conversations; however, many users are constantly at a loss for how to express quite specific sentiments and scenarios.

As a result, designers and app creators have come up with some pretty imaginative emoji collections that span all sorts of subjects. You can find icons for wacky facial expressions, furniture, fashionable accessories, same-sex relationships and different races. You don't have to look far for apps that offer Ninja Turtles and Game of Thrones emoticons, or even customized selfie symbols. Several companies have capitalized on playful emojis to promote their products, and new seasonal sets are cropping every month. Given the ambiguity of tone in SMS, emojis will continue to communicate helpful cues between people who use mobile technology to talk.
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Personalized Face Messaging Apps
Personalized Face Messaging Apps
React Messenger Allows Users to Attach Their Own Smiling Face
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Sticker Messenger Apps
Sticker Messenger Apps
Facebook Released the Stickered App to Embellish Photos With
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Personified Avatar Apps
Personified Avatar Apps
The 'Pocket Avatars' App from Intel Can Turn You into Quirky Characters
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Taco-Texting Apps
Taco-Texting Apps
The Taco Text App by XOXCO Lets You Send a Taco Emoji to Friends Anytime
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Animation Texting Apps
Animation Texting Apps
The UltraText App Lets You Make Homemade GIFs to Send to Your Friends
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Selfie Messaging Apps
Selfie Messaging Apps
iOS Messenger App React Lets You Have Entire Conversations of Just Selfies
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Customizable Emoticon Apps
Customizable Emoticon Apps
The Imoji App Lets Smartphone Users Create Their Own iPhone Emojis
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Storytelling Storage Ads
Storytelling Storage Ads
XtraSpace Self Storage Ads Tell the Tales of Each Item's Owner
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Emoji Messaging Apps
Emoji Messaging Apps
The Emojli App Only Lets You Communicate with Emoji Icons
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Charitable Emoticon Campaigns
Charitable Emoticon Campaigns
This PETA Ad Uses Emoji Conversations to Get a Big Message Out Fast
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Rejected Emoji Blogs
Rejected Emoji Blogs
This Blog Features Jilted Emoticons
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Expressive Fashion Emojis
Expressive Fashion Emojis
'Fashion Emojis We Wished Existed' Give Fashionistas a Voice
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Furniture Branded Emojis
Furniture Branded Emojis
The IKEA Emoticons App Hopes to Streamline Domestic Texting
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Culturally Diverse Emojis
Culturally Diverse Emojis
iDiversicons Offers Racial and Gender Representation for Communication
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Girly Messaging Apps
Girly Messaging Apps
Pink Nation by Victoria's Secret Now Also Serves as a Chat Messaging App
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Sitcom Emoticon Apps
Sitcom Emoticon Apps
These Soon To Be Released, Brand New Emojis Are Inspired By Seinfeld
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Emoji-Only Social Networks
Emoji-Only Social Networks
Emojli is a Social Network Where You Can Only Communicate in Emoticons
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Custom Couture Emojis
Custom Couture Emojis
Harper's Bazaar and Equipment Created these Emoji Emoticons for Fashion Week
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Missing Emoticon Infographics
Missing Emoticon Infographics
Microsoft Imagines Essential Emojis Not Included in Recent Update
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LGBT-Friendly Emoticons
LGBT-Friendly Emoticons
LGBT-Themed Facebook Pride Stickers Have Been Unveiled by the Social Site
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Emotional Messaging Apps
Emotional Messaging Apps
The Xpress App Uses Replaces Emojis with Your Own Expressive Selfies
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Fantasy Show Emojis
Fantasy Show Emojis
Elite Daily's Game of Thrones Emoji Icons Make for More Spoiler-Filled Texts
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Lesbian Emojis
Lesbian Emojis
Kimberly Linn and Katie Streeter Design Emoticons to Support LGBT Community
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Fashion Fanatic Emojis
Fashion Fanatic Emojis
Karl Lagerfeld Designed a Chic Set of Black and White Emoticons
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Singing Holiday Emoticons
Singing Holiday Emoticons
'Emoticarolers' Deliver Personalized Christmas Carols
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Beat-Up Emoji Ads
Beat-Up Emoji Ads
Volkswagen's Text and Drive Campaign Ads Show Mangled Emoticons
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Rejected Emoji Icons
Rejected Emoji Icons
Funny or Die's Funny Reject Emoji Icons Celebrate World Emoji Day
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Introvert-Inspired Emojis
Introvert-Inspired Emojis
Introjis is a Series of Emoticons Designed for the Less Communicative
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Superhero Emoticon Portraits
Superhero Emoticon Portraits
Circle-Faced Character Pop Art by Andy Awesome
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