A First Look at Emoji Usage on GitHub: An Empirical Study

A truly enjoyable academic paper looking at emoji usage in freeform text on GitHub (not reactions).  I found this while trying to find out when GitHub introduced the :rocket: and :eyes: reactions.  (Does anybody know?  It’s not jumping out at me.)  Happy reading!

[1812.04863] A First Look at Emoji Usage on GitHub: An Empirical Study

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