12-Year-Old Girl Arrested for Using Emoji
A police was informed of the threatening emojis and immediately sent an emergency request for the IP address. He also began questioning students. The girl admitted to the act and was charged with threatening the school and computer harassment. She's even going to appear in juvenile court.
There are some of several emoji which have become a new form of web slang. they are being used to stalk, harass, threaten or even defame people. Courts are not sure how to deal the newly popular medium of communication. Cases with questionable emoji have even reached the US supreme court.