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Elon Musk emoji profile

Elon Musk's Emoji Profile

I've conducted an analysis of 10,683 tweets, which were posted by Elon Musk between June 4th 2010 and August 2nd 2020. 622 of these tweets contained emojis.

Elon's First Emoji

Between 2010 and 2017, Elon Musk didn't use any emojis in his tweets, instead opting only for the emoticon ":)". He used an emoji for the first time in a tweet on the 4th of June 2017. The tweet was about his Mom and it contained the ❤️Red Heart emoji.

📈 On The Rise

In the second half of 2017, Elon slowly began to use more emojis in his tweets. In May 2018, he used 56 emojis throughout the month.

Elon Musk emoji count by months

Figure 1: Emoji count by months.

Following this, he became more active with his emoji usage, and his record sits at 98 emojis in one month, which he set only recently.

Elon Musk Total emoji count by days

Figure 2: Total emoji count by days.

Fast forward to August 2nd 2020, he'd used a total of 1,096 emojis in his tweets, with the number of unique emojis sitting at 172.

Of the 3,332 tweets he posted in the last 12 months, 311 of these tweets (9.33%) contained a total of 518 emojis. That's, on average, 43 emojis per month.


Elon Musk's Top 100 emojis are shown in the Emoji cloud below:

Elon Musk Emoji Cloud

To illustrate how his Top 100 emoji list has changed, I've also created a time series race chart:

Let's take a closer look at his Top 20 emojis.

Elon Musk top 20 emoji on twitter

Figure 3: Top 20 emojis.

The most used was the 🤣Rolling on the Floor Laughing emoji, also known as ROFL. Of it's 247 appearances, around 222 consisted of the 🤣🤣 combination.

Other popular combos included:

Emoji Combos

Figure 4: Top emoji combos.

The second most used emoji was the ♥️Heart Suit emoji, which featured 124 times. This was also used in different combos, but was most often used (13 times) like this: ♥️♥️♥️.

The 🖤Black Heart emoji sits in 3rd place and is followed by the 😀Grinning Face emoji.

The 🔥Fire emoji was used most often in combos like 🔥🔥, while the 🚀Rocket emoji was often used in tweets relating to Elon's SpaceX business.

After the 😉Winking Face, 💕Two Hearts, and 👍Thumbs Up, we can see the 🚘Oncoming Automobile emoji in 10th place, which was used most commonly in tweets relating to Tesla.

Other emojis in the Top 20 included:

What if Twitter had profile emoji statistics?

I've been thinking about this and I've put together an idea of how this could look. I'd love to get your feedback!


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