Bad news, world: Your emoji choices are truly bland.

In celebration of World Emoji Day Sunday — held annually on July 17 because that’s the date shown on the emoji calendar, geddit? — Twitter has released the most tweeted emoji globally from mid-2015 to mid-2016. And, well, it’s a little lacklustre.

Worldwide, the most tweeted emoji is the “face with tears of joy,” as dubbed by Unicode. It’s followed by the smiling face with heart eyes and a weeping emoji. Where is the judgmental “thinking face?” Where is the “vulcan salute“? Where is any emoji with some personality? Read more…

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Twitter data shows the world is making boring emoji choices