Bug Emoji Review

🐛I wrote a bug emoji review, because this emoji is mostly adorable.🐛


I have so many thoughts about this emoji, and I talked about them on the podcast Emoji Wrap, hosted by Emojipedia's Chief Emoji Officer Jeremy Burge. To sum up our conversation, I was surprised when I first learned that this emoji was called the bug emoji, because most platforms display this particular emoji as a caterpillar. When someone says "bug," I don't imagine a caterpillar. To me, the prototypical bug has more of a dark bulbous body. 

I also realized that Apple's design for the bug emoji looks very similar to the Very Hungry Caterpillar. I asked the question we were all thinking:


They both wore it gloriously.