This Real-Time Emoji Tracker Will Blow Your Mind

Seriously, it will.

1. This is emojitracker, a hypnotizing, real-time, and possibly seizure-enducing look at everyone’s favorite Japanese emoticons as they’re being used on Twitter. Looking at this, it’s clear worldwide emoji use has reached stratospheric levels.

2. Don’t buy the hype? Here’s a real-time view of tweets that include the most popular emoji, “Black Heart Suit.” Mindboggling, to say the least.

3. Check it out for yourself:

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Charlie Warzel is a senior writer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Warzel reports on and writes about the intersection of tech and culture.
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