Rihanna has a very specific request for her fans: no Pokémon Go. “I don’t want to see you catching any Pokémon’s up in this bitch,” she said during a recent performance. The singer may have made it very clear that her concerts are a zero-tolerance zone when it comes to Pokémon, but just this weekend,…
The Word of the Year for 2015 is technically not a word at all.
That’s right – the 2015 Oxford Dictionary Word of the Year goes to – Emoji.
Pretty fitting indeed. The fun-loving, creative message-spurring emoji has become one of the hottest and most beloved topics – and activities – of the year.
The concept of the emoji actually first started in 1999, invented by a Japanese telecommunications planner. Inspired by comics and street signs, the name comes from the Japanese words for picture and character.