Machine learning to find the meaning of emojis

From: Frédéric Grosshans <>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:21:43 +0200

The following post, by Instagram engineering team, might be interesting
for the people in this list who are interested in the emoji use in the
wild. It’s an attempt to algorithmically define teh meaning of emojis as
they are used on instagram .

I find the synonymity of 👍 with #fingerscrossed quite funny but


PS: Found via “All Things Linguistic” aka αθλ
. By the way, this blog post contains the first emojis in italics I ever
Received on Wed Jul 22 2015 - 05:25:12 CDT

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