On Any Given Day, 60 Million Emojis Are Used on Facebook; 5 Billion on Messenger

Face with tears of joy was the most used emoji globally on Facebook and Messenger during the past 30 days

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Monday’s World Emoji Day is a big day at Facebook, as the social network said in an email to Social Pro Daily that more than 60 million emojis are used on Facebook each day, paling in comparison to the more than 5 billion that are used on Messenger daily.

The social network said the most-used emoji on Facebook in the U.S. during the past 30 days was rolling on the floor laughing, while face throwing a kiss was tops on its messaging application.

Globally, face with tears of joy topped Facebook in the past 30 days, followed by smiling face with heart-shaped eyes and face throwing a kiss.

The top three globally on Messenger were face with tears of joy, face throwing a kiss and face with heart-shaped eyes.

Speaking of emoji, Sony Pictures Animation’s The Emoji Movie will be released in theaters Monday, July 28, and Facebook released a sticker pack containing 16 stickers related to the film.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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