Yufei Yue


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EmojiCloud: a Tool for Emoji Cloud Visualization
Yunhe Feng | Cheng Guo | Bingbing Wen | Peng Sun | Yufei Yue | Dingwen Tao
Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Emoji Understanding and Applications in Social Media

This paper proposes EmojiCloud, an open-source Python-based emoji cloud visualization tool, to generate a quick and straightforward understanding of emojis from the perspective of frequency and importance. EmojiCloud is flexible enough to support diverse drawing shapes, such as rectangles, ellipses, and image masked canvases. We also follow inclusive and personalized design principles to cover the unique emoji designs from seven emoji vendors (e.g., Twitter, Apple, and Windows) and allow users to customize plotted emojis and background colors. We hope EmojiCloud can benefit the whole emoji community due to its flexibility, inclusiveness, and customizability.