17 comments

  • Daniel FoscoDaniel Fosco, 4 years ago

    So please for once, be honest, stop being a fucker and open source this shit!

    hey man are u ok?

    26 points
  • Anthony DinesAnthony Dines, 4 years ago

    Obviously biased here, but I feel that the emoji within Windows 10 are a great and equal contrast to the ones that Apple and Google produce. Bring a smile to my face whenever I get to use em, big fan of the flat colors and bold lines.

    https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2016/08/04/project-emoji-the-complete-redesign/

    I bring it up because I think there is a benefit to using the emoji designed for the platform you're on. These are designed to fit with the rest of the design language. While Apple's emoji look great on their devices, Google/Facebook/Windows/etc feel right alongside the UI they were designed for.

    5 points
    • nusu alabuga, 4 years ago

      I have never thought someone really likes Mİcrosoft's emojis before, didn't expect that. An emoji crafted based on the same idea, same scenario. but all variations on other platforms gives a feeling in a very different way.

      I think some emoji kit (for me it's apple) have to be universal standard, I didn't think people using different phone sending emojis in a conversation with a strong feeling shouldn't change whenever you are on a different platform, changing kits on every other platform affects the base feeling that makes you chose, can cause a very different feeling for other person, that's why WhatsApp and Telegram use Apple's emoji kit on every platform.

      0 points
      • Connor Tomas O'BrienConnor Tomas O'Brien, 4 years ago

        You might want to check outEmojiOne — their 2016 release is open source and has been forked a few hundred times.

        I'm not sure how realistic it is for design assets created by major tech companies to be open sourced, unless the express purpose is to enable further development of those projects. To be fair, though, Apple tend to be extremely lax with policing the use of their emoji set.

        0 points
    • Mick NMick N, 4 years ago

      Agreed with Win10's latest iteration of emoji. They look fantastic and easily recognisable even at very small screen sizes; whilst appearing, modern and expressive.

      1 point
    • Sandro P, 4 years ago

      These are wonderful.

      I remember loving the Windows Phone emojis in the brief time I had a WP device (hah, I know). Seems like they just kept on improving what was already some top notch work.

      2 points
    • Dapo OlaopaDapo Olaopa, 4 years ago

      My problem with the Windows 10 emojis are the black outlines. It would look better if they reduced the opacity of those outlines.

      0 points
  • Aaron Wears Many HatsAaron Wears Many Hats, 4 years ago

    based on my observations everyone thinks Apple’s emoji kit is far more beautiful than others

    cough Apply fanboy?

    5 points
  • Earl Th., 4 years ago

    At some point you can like them but none of them can be a competitor of Apple’s Emoji Kit.

    It's just personal taste. IMO Skype emoji is the best.

    4 points
    • nusu alabuga, 4 years ago

      didn't think about that, yes I agree Skype emoji's are good, but I didn't saw anyone have used something before Apple emoji's on their own web app or mobile app design.

      0 points
    • John PJohn P, 4 years ago

      Skype are not emoji, they're an emoticon set. You actually have to fulfil a decent part of the emoji unicode spectrum to be emoji

      3 points
  • Ian WilliamsIan Williams, 4 years ago

    As small as this is, it's a huge asset to Apple. I have a hard time believing they'd ever give it up.

    To contrast, open sourcing Swift doesn't necessarily mean people will use their assets on other platforms, taking money away from them. It actually makes it more likely that people will release within their walled garden, making them more money.

    Sorry :/

    4 points
  • Nice ShoesNice Shoes, 4 years ago

    EMOJI FIGHT!!!!!!!!

    0 points