According to Facebook statistics, the heart emoji has been used twice as much in posts and on the messenger app compared to a year ago.
According to Emojipedia‚ more than 700-million emojis are used on Facebook every day. As per statistics revealed by Facebook, users on the social networking platform frequented the 3 heart emoji twice as much as this year compared to last year.
The 70 new emojis will be rolled out automatically in a free software update later this year.
In a world where amusing cat videos can garner millions of views online, it should come as no surprise that the most frequently used emoji in the world is the laughing emoji.
White House, U.S. State Department at loggerheads over Putin interview proposal
The muddied waters have deepened critics' concerns that Trump is not taking threats to the USA electoral system seriously enough. Trump appeared to directly contradict what Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, has said on the matter.
"The heart is the reason why we chose to make emoji in the beginning", he said.
To celebrate World Emoji Day (yes apparently that's a thing), Apple unveiled 70 brand new emojis, which will all be available to use later this year.
Joining the growing list of animal characters, the parrot, lobster, kangaroo and peacock.
There will be an infinity symbol, male and female superheroes, and a nazar amulet, which protects against the evil eye.
The new leafy green and mooncake emojis are meant to celebrate Chinese culture, specifically the Mid-Autumn Festival, Mashable reported. Gone are the usual faces for Tim Cook, Eddy Cue, and Angela Ahrendts, with Apple's custom animated emoji faces slapped over the top.