In this era of technology, emoticons are an essential part of communication

No phrase is complete without an emoji that clearly expresses your current state and the feelings we have for each other.

A new survey conducted by Apple indicates that the most popular emoticon in the world is that face with tears of joy.

According to Apple, this emoticon was most used by iOS and Mac users in America.

It seems tragicomic emoji express both happiness and depression and that’s the reason why most users prefer it.

Less popular, but also very used emojis are the following:

Two years ago, among the most popular emotions were faces that laughed or wept.