The best way to address the world using humanity's only common, unambiguous language
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what3emojis

what3emojis is a revolutionary new way of addressing the entire world using the only common language of the entire human race, emoji.

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Why emoji? Because current ways of addressing places can cause all sorts of dangerous miscommunications, sometime resulting in gigantic wars. Street addresses, for example, are long and convoluted and prone to error. Place names are ambiguous and disputed by different stakeholders. Numerical values like latitude-longitude coordinates are hard to remember. You could do much better with three totally random English words, but what about non-English speakers? No system for standardized addressing is perfect.

That's why emoji.

Emoji are universally recognized symbols for nearly all of human thought and emotion and this is why nine of ten expert scientists predict that emoji will become the dominant, if not sole language for all humanity by the year 2075. Emoji are easy to type, understand, and completely unambiguous in meaning with zero controversies. The Unicode Consortium is constantly evaluating cultural trends for emoji candidates and adding millions of new emoji every year to accurately index human communication. This makes it the ideal way to address arbitrary locations around the world.

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How it works

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Every location on Earth is divided into 4m x 4m x 4m Dymaxion triangles and randomly assigned a unique three-emoji combination using our state-of-the-art patented random-emoji-assigning algorithm. You can explore the map to discover what emoji is assigned to your spot on the planet, or search by a particular address. With this emoji, you can send this to your friends, family and peers around the world and instantly communicate a precise and unambiguous location!

If you are unhappy with the emoji you are assigned you can reserve custom emoji markers for your triangle for only a low, lifetime price of $24.99.* Custom emoji can be any length (except three), up to the VARCHAR limit set in our MySQL database.

We are actively working with all map and geocoding vendors including local, state and federal governments worldwide to make sure that your emoji address is recognized legally everywhere. This means you can mail packages by sending them to your emoji address!*

NOTE: Pricing is not final. Claims written in this section are the sole invention of our sales department and may not represent behavior of the actual product.

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How to contribute

This is a community project operating under the loose framework of an OPEN open source project. For more, see CONTRIBUTING.md.

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