"Face with Tears of Joy" emoji was chosen by Oxford Dictionaries, in partnership with SwiftKey, as the "word" that best reflected the ethos, mood, and preoccupations of 2015. In fact, 😂 was the most used emoji across the world in 2015. Everyone from Hillary Clinton to Domino's Pizza seems to embrace emojis as "a nuanced form of expression":
How does your student loan debt make you feel? Tell us in 3 emojis or less.— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) August 12, 2015
So shady😂😂 https://t.co/wc697DAKww— Zendaya (@Zendaya) November 4, 2015
What could have been WOTY 2015: ad blocker, on fleek, lumbersexual, refugee, they (singular).
emoji nobody needs: 🌳🐑🌑🎠📲📑👥👡 emoji everybody needs: 🍕😂💁❤🎩— Domino's Pizza (@dominos) July 28, 2015
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