Sometimes you need to communicate something and the smiley face–or the party ghost, or the eggplant–just aren’t going to cut it. Luckily, Tyler Oakley put together this amazingly astute message to the emoji-Gods-that-be demanding to see more representations of our many needs, as varied and bizarrely specific as they may be. Though some of them have been added since he made this video, we’re still patiently waiting for, say, the Ranch Dressing Emoji. In the meantime, we’re featuring this gem as part of our WORDS TO LIVE BY Series—a partnership with YouTube bringing you our favorite Tyler videos ever.
As long as we’re talking about our favorite texting tools…here are a few more questions we have:
If anyone can give us some answers, and the new emojis Tyler suggest, we’d be very grateful.