Technology analysts have estimated that over six billion emojis are sent each day.
Independent radio and film producer Mark Bramhill took it upon himself to find out how emojis are created and tells 702 host Azania Mosaka that in the process he then developed and pitched his own idea for a new emoji.
Bramhill says his initial was to learn more about their origins and designs.
Listen to the clip below for the full interview:
This article first appeared on 702 : Masterclass: The making of the emoji