Emoji Law Trilogy: Check out these three research papers by Professors Elizabeth Kirley (Osgoode & Deakin Law School) and Marilyn McMahon (Deakin)

1. The Emoji Factor: Humanizing the Emerging Law of Digital Speech < https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3068058

2. The Murky Ethics of Emoji: How Shall we Regulate a Web for Good? < https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=33894682

3. When Cute becomes Criminal: Emoji, Threats, and Online Grooming < https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3451553