Adopt a Character
Do you want your company to be associated with the emoji? Do you feel like the poor semicolon and the equals sign never get any respect? Do you want to declare your love with a or dedication for your partner?
Now you can adopt a character! Show your business or hobby with , honor your Asian heritage with , or give your niece Olivia the gift of capital letter O. For sports enthusiasts, there are , , , and more. In fact, more than 136,000 characters can be adopted. At the same time, adopting a character helps the non-profit Unicode Consortium in its goal to support the world’s languages. It’s also a tax-deductible donation in the United States, to the extent allowed by law—and your company may provide matching funds.
Here are some of the new possibilities from the latest version of emoji.
When you choose a character you’d like to support, you’ll get the satisfaction of knowing you’ve contributed toward making the digital world more inclusive—as well as a custom digital badge you can add to your website or online profiles. The badges are an easy way to show and spread awareness of the importance of digital infrastructure—all the way down to the scripts it supports.
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