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Rights group urges Indonesia to tolerate gays amid emojis flap

Indonesia's president should do more to ensure official tolerance of gays in the conservative country, and stand up for social inclusion, Human Rights Watch said Friday.

Indonesia wants gay emojis dropped from messaging, social media apps

Indonesia has asked all social media and messaging platforms to drop emoticons featuring same-sex couples, a government official said Thursday, after popular application Line removed some of its...

Face with Tears of Joy topped emoji list in Twitter's year

The most-used emoji globally last year was one called 'Face with Tears of Joy,' which was posted 6.5 billion times on Twitter alone, suggesting uncontrollable laughter is what we crave.