For the longest time, the innocent-looking “aerial tramway” was the most unpopular Emoji on Twitter. Until recently…
It sits all the way at the bottom of your Emoji keyboard. To make things worse, it’s also in one of the least popular Emoji categories: Travel and places.
Perhaps that’s what explains why the “aerial tramway” (🚡) has been Twitter’s least popular Emoji for the longest period (77 days). Since Sunday, July 22, Twitter has a new most unpopular Emoji…
The least used emoji is now: 🔠 (Input symbol for latin capital letters)
— Least Used Emoji Bot (@leastUsedEmoji) July 22, 2018
Least Used Emoji Bot (@leastUsedEmoji) is a Twitter bot that automatically sends an update on (you will have guessed) the least used Emoji on Twitter, every morning. The account has over 16K followers by the way.
After months of being the most unpopular Emoji, the “aerial tramway” got the support of the Twittersphere and many asked for their followers to help the cause:
WE GOTTA BOOST MY GUY 🚡. COME ON EVERYBODY LET'S SHOW AERIAL TRAMWAY SOME LOVE 🚡🚡🚡🚡🚡🚡🚡https://t.co/57TcBMfnyG
— Rodger Sherman (@rodger) July 19, 2018
And it worked!
Since Sunday, July 22, 🚡is no longer the most unpopular Emoji on Twitter. Instead, the new “winner” is…
🔠 (Input symbol for latin capital letters) has been the least used emoji for over a full day
— Least Used Emoji Bot (@leastUsedEmoji) July 23, 2018
Now you know.