Today is World Emoji Day. It provides a good excuse for Apple to announce the release of 70 new emojis that will be ready for all to use when the iOS 12 update comes out at the end of the year.
Mood Ring is Youth Radio’s app that helps you track emotions, reach out to friends, and feel like your best self.
Out of the nearly 900 emoji options available to U.S. teenagers, the gun is one of the most popular, ranking in the top ten percent. But lately, the gun emoji has been landing some people in hot water. Young people tend to be savvier about these things. But there’s still room for misunderstanding. Youth Radio Reporter Tylyn Hardamon explores how teens use the gun emoji in their everyday conversations.