Top List - Most Popular Emojis of 2023

Welcome to our annual overview of the most popular emojis! The year 2023 has been an exciting one for emoji usage worldwide. With an ever-changing digital landscape, emojis have continued to play a pivotal role in our way of communicating emotions, ideas, and thoughts in the digital world. Here we present a summary of the most used emojis throughout the year, based on extensive data and usage analysis.

On our top list, you can see which emojis have captured the hearts and minds of users this year. Each emoji on the list is ranked by popularity, and you can also see how their usage has changed compared to the previous year. This list provides a unique insight into digital trends and user behavior, reflecting how cultural, social, and even global events influence our choice of emojis.

Join us on a journey through this year’s emoji trends and discover which symbols have dominated our screens and hearts in 2023. Scroll down to see the top list and explore the intriguing changes in the world of emojis!

Updated 2024-01-01: The collection of statistics for 2023 is now complete, and below you will find the final list of the most popular emojis in 2023! 🤗


PlaceEmojiChange (since 2022)
1.🤍  White Heart (6)
2.🧐  Face With Monocle (1)
3.⚣  Doubled male sign (gay symbol) (10)
4.🥸  Disguised Face (3)
5.🤭  Blushing Face With Hand Over Mouth (7)
6.🩵  Light blue heart new!
7.🏴󠁧󠁢󠁮󠁩󠁲󠁿  Northern ireland flag (60)
8.🤩  Face With Starry Eyes (32)
9.حلال  Halal (12)
10.💁‍♀️  Information desk woman (35)
11.🤎  Brown Heart (4)
12.🔰  Japanese symbol for beginner (15)
13.⚤  Interlocked Female and Male Sign (bisexual) (5)
14.⚢  Doubled Female Sign (lesbian symbol) (8)
15.😮‍💨  Face exhaling (18)
16.🟦  Blue square new!
17.🧑‍🤝‍🧑  People holding hands (37)
18.🥲  Smiling Face with Tear (9)
19.😇  Smiling face with halo (59)
20.👭  Two women holding hands (17)
21.😵‍💫  Face with spiral eyes new!
22.💏  Two persons kissing (36)
23.🤷‍♀️  Woman shrugging (69)
24.👩‍❤️‍💋‍👨  Kiss: woman, man (26)
25.🧖‍♂️  Man in steamy room (67)
26.💁‍♂️  Information desk man new!
27.🙋‍♀️  Woman raising hand (64)
28.🙇‍♂️  Man bowing (52)
29.💞  Revolving hearts (16)
30.🏊‍♂️  Man swimming (65)
31.🟫  Brown Square (14)
32.👩‍❤️‍👨  Couple with heart: woman, man (42)
33.👬  Two men holding hands (50)
34.🧡  Orange Heart (13)
35.🍡  Dango (23)
36.👨‍❤️‍👨  Couple with heart man man (38)
37.👩‍❤️‍💋‍👩  Kiss: woman, woman (31)
38.🙆‍♀️  Woman gesturing OK (90)
39.🙎‍♀️  Woman pouting (20)
40.👮‍♂️  Man police officer (80)
41.🏃‍♂️  Man running (62)
42.🙅‍♀️  Woman gesturing NO (70)
43.🧚‍♀️  Woman fairy (21)
44.🚶‍♂️  Man walking (24)
45.🚣‍♂️  Man rowing boat (66)
46.🤲  Palms up together (48)
47.🏄‍♂️  Man surfing (78)
48.🚴‍♂️  Man biking (44)
49.💆‍♀️  Woman getting massage (81)
50.🙍‍♀️  Woman frowning (74)
51.💇‍♀️  Woman getting haircut (100)
52.🤦‍♂️  Man facepalming (82)
53.🥰  Smiling face with hearts (71)
54.🩷  Pink heart new!
55.💚  Green heart (25)
56.🌙  Crescent moon (61)
57.🫠  Melting face new!
58.❤️  Red heart (41)
59.🧛‍♀️  Woman vampire (95)
60.🧘‍♀️  Woman in lotus position new!
61.👫  Man and woman holding hands new!
62.🧗‍♀️  Woman climbing new!
63.🤾‍♀️  Woman playing handball new!
64.☺️  Smiling face new!
65.👩‍❤️‍👩  Couple with heart: woman, woman (47)
66.🚵‍♂️  Man mountain biking new!
67.🍙  Rice ball (89)
68.😛  Face with stuck out tongue (99)
69.😁  Grinning face with smiling eyes new!
70.⭐  Medium star new!
71.💂‍♂️  Man guard new!
72.😅  Smiling face with open mouth and cold sweat (19)
73.👨‍🎓  Man student new!
74.🤌  Pinched Fingers (11)
75.💙  Blue heart (2)
76.💝  Heart with ribbon (40)
77.👩‍🎓  Woman student new!
78.🍱  Bento box (98)
79.💜  Purple heart (33)
80.👷‍♂️  Man construction worker new!
81.👨‍❤️‍💋‍👨  Kiss: man, man (51)
82.👱‍♂️  Man: blond hair (88)
83.🚫  No entry sign new!
84.👩  Woman new!
85.😈  Smiling face with horns
86.😙  Kissing face with smiling eyes (96)
87.🧝‍♂️  Man elf new!
88.💑  Two persons with heart (43)
89.🕺  Man dancing new!
90.😆  Smiling face with open mouth and tightly-closed eyes new!
91.🐚  Spiral shell new!
92.🤴  Prince (55)
93.🔺  Up-pointing red triangle new!
94.🛞  Wheel new!
95.☪️  Star and crescent (75)
96.🧏‍♀️  Deaf woman (29)
97.🫘  Beans new!
98.💛  Yellow heart (92)
99.🤽‍♂️  Man playing water polo new!
100.🫂  People Hugging new!