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Creators & Communities 🤝 - Changing the World, One Universe (or Emoji!) at a Time 🌍🌌 (Emoji-A-Day)✨

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Today's Emoji-A-Day celebrates International Creator Day and Impossible Astronaut Day – highlighting creators who inspire us and the communities that fuel their impact. From a long-running sci-fi epic to an open-source emoji revolution, we're exploring how creators and their fans shape our world. 🪄

Creators as Visionaries
Whether defying the odds in a time-traveling police box or designing expressive emoji, true innovators see beyond the ordinary. Dr. Who's creators reimagined history and space, while the OpenMoji team is bringing new life to digital communication. 💫

Fandom as a Superpower 🤩
Fan communities are far more than passive spectators. Their passion propels their favorite creations forward, sparking countless discussions, artistic tributes, and real-world actions. The global community around Doctor Who is a testament to the power of a shared love for a good story. 📖

Symbiotic Force 🤝
Think of the relationship between creators and communities like a plant and sunlight. Creators gain feedback, inspiration, and the fuel to keep creating. Communities, in turn, find a sense of belonging, purpose, and a platform for their own voices to be heard. It's a beautiful exchange of energy!💥

Collective Impact 🌌
When the vision of a creator aligns with the passion of their community, the potential impact is limitless. Decades of Dr. Who adventures have captivated generations, while OpenMoji is democratizing digital communication in a playful new way. (And they have a really cool TARDIS emoji!) Both demonstrate the power of creators and communities to enrich our world. 🌍💖

Creators of Tomorrow 💡
Projects like OpenMoji remind us that creators come from all walks of life. The leaders behind this initiative are educators, passing on their knowledge while contributing to a globally impactful project. They're proof that anyone with a passion for creation can leave their mark. 💥

Explore the power of creative expression and its impact on the world. ✨

    • Creator Power - Did you know over half the world's population (that's 4.6 billion people!) uses social media? This vast digital landscape gives creators a global audience unlike ever before. 🌎📱
    • Creators by the Numbers Did you know that over 50 million people consider themselves to be content creators worldwide? That's more than the entire population of Spain! 🤯 🌍
    • The Creator Boom - More content creators join the industry everyday! That's a lot of voices shaping our world. 🎤 🌍
    • Creators in Context - With 207 million content creators worldwide, that's still only 2.6% of the global population of 8 billion. Even with its huge growth, the creator revolution is just a drop in the bucket! 💧🪣
    • Rise of the Amateurs - Amateur content creators number over 162 million, proving that everyone has a voice and a platform to share it. 🌱 
    • Diversity in Creation - Women make up 51.9% of the creator economy, highlighting a shift towards a more inclusive and representative digital landscape. 👩‍💻 💪
    • The Long Game - It takes the average content creator six and a half months to earn their first dollar. Dedication and perseverance are key! 🌱🤑
    • Market Power - The global influencer market is valued at over $21 billionand is projected to double by 2027. Creators are a major economic force. 📈
    • The Road to Success - Only 10% of influencers earn over $100K per year. Building a sustainable career as a creator takes hard work and talent. ✨ 💡
    • Fandom Fuel - Doctor Who is one of the world's longest-running sci-fi series, with devoted fans spanning generations. Even a 16-year hiatus couldn't stop the TARDIS adventures. 🚀 💙💙
    • Open Source Project - The OpenMoji project is revolutionizing digital communication by creating a library of free, independently designed emoji.  🎉 🎨
    • OpenMoji Revolution - This innovative project has designed over 3600 open-source emoji, offering a playful and inclusive alternative to corporate-owned emoji sets. Talk about democratizing creativity! 🎨
    • Power of the People - OpenMoji is led by a team of educators and students, proving that creating and contributing doesn't require a fancy title or office. Anyone can be a changemaker. 💪
    • Impact in Numbers - YouTube creators receive a portion of the site's advertising revenue. In 2021 alone, an estimated $30 billion was paid out to content creators globally. 💰
    • Community = Changemakers - From fan-organized charity drives and conventions to online movements tackling social issues, passionate communities can drive real change in the world and leave their mark on history. 💪💖
    • TARDIS Trivia - The iconic blue police box that is the TARDIS in "Doctor Who" stands for Time And Relative Dimension In Space.  🌌
    • The Fandom Factor - Studies show that being part of a passionate fan community can boost happiness, reduce stress, and even offer a sense of purpose. It's more than just enjoying a show or creator – it's about belonging! 💖
    •  Community Power - Fandom wikis answer 2 billion fan questions every month. That's the power of shared knowledge! 🤯 

        Question of the Day 🤔 
        How has being a part of either a creator's community or a fandom changed your life or perspective?💡


        ~ Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at. Make it fun to read. ~

        - Leo Burnett, Advertising Executive

        ~ The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think but to give you questions to think upon. ~

        - Brandon Sanderson, Fantasy Author

        ~ Some people live more in twenty years than others do in eighty. It’s not the time that matters, it’s the person. ~

        - The 10th Doctor, Doctor Who


        Moji Challenge Prompt

        ➡️ Emoji Power-Up: Creator Power-Up⚡

        The Concept - Use emoji to build a unicorn idea or unique tea time

          • Fandom Fun - If you could mix two fandoms, what would they be? Lord of the Rings + Aliens? Sherlock Holmes + Doctor Who? Let your imagination run wild! Use emoji to illustrate your ultimate fandom crossover.
          • Fandom Mashup - Combine your favorite show, film, or creator with the world of Dr. Who. What time period or planet would they visit? What adventure awaits in the TARDIS? 🚀
          • Creator Tribute - Use emoji to design a piece of fan art celebrating a creator you admire. It could be a portrait, a famous scene from their work, or a symbol that represents them. 💖


          • 🧙‍♂️⚡🧙‍♂️+🚀🌠 =🚫🛸 Wizards travels to space to set up a "thou shalt not pass" perimeter to protect from aliens
          • 🏰 👸🏽 🌳 📱 👠 = Modern-day fairy tale where a lost smartphone replaces the glass slipper.
          • 🪐🌌🌠 + 👽 + 🤖 = My favorite director's sci-fi film reimagined with the Doctor
          • 🕰️⏳️⏳️ + 💀👻👽 = The Doctor encounters ghosts, only to discover they're time echoes of a civilization trapped in a time loop.

          • 🗣️💬👂 ➡️ 🌎☮️ = On a planet divided by war, the Doctor breaks the language barrier, sparking diplomacy instead of destruction.

          • 📖🐉🏰 + 📱🤳= A teenager finds a portal to a fantasy world hidden in a viral social media challenge.
          • 🎻🎻🎻➡️ 🏟️🏟️🏟️ = From busking in the streets to sold-out stadiums, a musician's journey to stardom.
          • 🎮👾👾➡️🏫 = A video game character comes to life to teach a class of misfit students about courage and teamwork.

        Share & Inspire! Tag creators, friends, and fellow fans. Spread the word about OpenMoji, and celebrate the power of creative communities using 📲 #CreatorsAndCommunities

          Level Up Your Expression
          Act & Advocate!

            • Level Up - Did Dr. Who, OpenMoji, or the facts in this post spark an interest? Dig deeper! Research the history of Doctor Who, the open-source movement, or the evolution of fandoms. 🔎
            • Community Action - Explore fan communities online or in your area centered around your interests. Connect with people who share your passion! 🗣️
            • Support Creators - Can you financially support a creator through a membership, buying their work, or donating? Even small contributions make a difference. 💸
            • OPTIONAL LEVEL UP - Upload your favorite emoji artwork to the Moji Customizer to create a custom merch that supports your favorite fandom/creators.
          • Moji Mashup 🌟 + 👕 = ? 
            In this Moji Mashup we paired Globe Glowing Star
            🌟 emoji with Tshirt 👕 emoji to show the star power of creators and fans! Check out our Facebook or head on over to Pinterest to see our glowing creation from the Google Emoji Kitchen today! 🌟

          • Sparkles on Emojipedia
            Dig into the sparkles description, tech origin details, and unique emoji design versions across different platforms at Emojipedia, the ultimate emoji encyclopedia! 📚📲

          • Playlist - Blast through time and space with our TARDIS Touchdown Playlist filled with the iconic themes and moving music from across the Doctor Who universe.🎵

          Wrappin' Up - The Power is in Our Hands 💫
          Whether you're a creator, a fan, or both, you have a unique role to play in shaping the world. Creators spark ideas, offer new perspectives, give us critical thinking opportunities, and entertain us. Fans fuel those fires, offering support, inspiration, and spreading the word and ideas with passion and support. The perfect match! 🤝

          Here's some key takeaways:

          • Embrace Your Inner Creator - Everyone has a story to tell, a skill to share, or a unique perspective to offer. Don't be afraid to experiment, express yourself, and let your creative voice be heard! 🎨🎤
          • Champion the Creators You Love - Support their work, spread the word, and offer constructive feedback. Your encouragement helps creators thrive and creates a more interactive and diverse landscape. 💖🌟
          • Champion Communities - Join a fan community, support creators you admire, and celebrate the things you love. Your voice matters! 🙌📢
          • Make a Difference - Creators and fans aren't just about entertainment. Use the power of your creativity and community for good – support causes, raise awareness, spread kindness. ✊💗

          The Doctor, OpenMoji, and countless creators all started with a single idea. Continue that legacy of imagination, passion, and using our voices to make the world a better place.🤩

          See ya tomorrow for another Emoji-A-Day adventure where we keep learning, creating, and discovering together! Believe in yourself – we sure do! ✨

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