Emoji translation now available on Gengo’s crowdsourced platform


Gengo is a crowdsourcing company that delivers fast and accurate online translation services. Today, we are excited to announce that Gengo’s human powered translation platform now supports translation to and from emoji language 😆🎉 This new language expands upon the existing 37 languages available on Gengo’s platform. Click here for a full list of the languages that are supported by Gengo.


Order your emoji translation today, or continue reading for more information about emoji language translation.

Users are turning to social media and other casual forms of online communication. Emoji was the most requested language in 2018, and we’re excited to make this available today to help our customers communicate freely. Of course, there are machine translation tools available like the 😻 emoji translator but these are still a long way from human translation. Gengo’s 22,000 language experts around the world will pick the perfect emoji for the message that you want to convey, every time.


Sample Use Case for Emoji translation

Imagine that you’re trying to decide which movie to watch with your girlfriend tonight. She texts you three emojis, but you have no idea what that’s supposed to mean. It almost feels like you’re speaking two different languages…

So, you copy paste 👦🏻👓⚡into Gengo’s order form. An expert emoji translator from Gengo’s crowd immediately picks up the translation job and submits it in a few minutes. You check the completed translation, look up the Harry Potter movie trailer on YouTube, and decide you wouldn’t mind watching this movie tonight. You text her back with a 👍


We’re hiring emoji translators!

With the release of the emoji language, Gengo is also looking for both standard and pro level  translators who are proficient with using emojis. You don’t necessarily need translation qualifications or experience to become a Gengo translator. We’re happy to work with anyone who has access to a smartphone and can quickly find the perfect emoji to express themselves.


Rei Morikawa

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Rei Morikawa

Rei writes content for Gengo’s website, blog articles, and social media. Born and raised in Tokyo, but also studied abroad in the US. A huge people person, and passionate about long-distance running, traveling, and discovering new music on Spotify.

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