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Total Number of Emojis Over Time

Total Number of Emojis Over Time
graph by Pawan Sachdeva (@PawanSachdeva_), slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@JennaLaib)

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

Type of Graph: line graph

Source: For the Love of Emojis, by Pawan Sacheva/@PawanSachdeva_ (Tableau’s Viz of the Day — July 17, 2021)

Paired Texts:

Blagdon, Jeff. “How emoji conquered the world: The story of the smiley face form the man who invented it.” The Verge: March 4, 2013.

Buchholtz, Katharina. “In 2022, Global Emoji Count Could Grow to 3,460.” Statista: June 11, 2021.

Pardes, Arielle. “The WIRED Guide to Emoji: More than just cute pictures, these digital icons are a lingua franca for the digital age.” WIRED: February 1, 2018.

Potential Math Content: line graphs, estimating values, predicting values, predicting the future, predicting data

Potential Content Connections: emojis, social media, media literacy

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