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January 17, 2018 04:51

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Is NameJet’s Premium .WS Emoji Domain Auction Losing Steam?

Today’s NameJet emoji domain auction results give the appearance that interest is waning for emoji domains. Of course, this loosely held opinion is based on NameJet finishing last year quite strong with a number of .WS emoji domain auctions closing with 4-figure amounts. So, how in the world does NameJet emoji domain auctions go from 4-figure […]

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20 NameJet Single .WS Emoji Auctions End This Week

It’s been an interesting year and wild ride for emoji domains and emoji domain investors to say the least. And this week is no exception as more emoji domains enter into auction. Both GoDaddy and NameJet are likely experiencing quite a bit of traffic uptick having emoji domain auctions made available via their respective auction […]

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Nearly 650 Emoji Domains Expiring in Next 7 Days

It’s been a very exciting week for emoji domains with Vice News releasing Page Howe’s emoji domain interview. In addition, expiring emoji domain auctions are picking up steam in the last week or so, garnering greater visibility and activity at GoDaddy and NameJet auction platforms. Over 1,200 emoji domains made an expiring auction appearance in […]

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Big week coming up for emoji domains

Alvin Brown posted an interesting article this morning on emoji domains. There are over 1200 emoji domains coming to GoDaddy auctions over the next week. From the article: Most days, the expired emoji domain search returns a handful of domains or, in most cases, no domains at all. Well, that tide changed this week when […]

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Emoji domains hype or the real deal?

2017 has brought more attention to emoji domains than any other year I can remember. From i❤️domains to the excellent guide produced by DNAcademy, to a high schooler named Shane Brunswick, an incoming high school sophomore who created Domainoji.com, an emoji domain registration website that automatically converts emojis to punycode. Blake Irving, CEO of GoDaddy expressed […]

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Emojis.com purchased in 2010 looking like a great investment

Emojis have been talked about a lot over the last few months with regards to domain names. From i❤️domains to the excellent guide produced by DNAcademy, to a high schooler named Shane Brunswick, an incoming high school sophomore who created Domainoji.com, an emoji domain registration website that automatically converts emojis to punycode. One of the best […]

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Emoji domain name registration tips and tricks

Kickstart Commerce put together a couple videos recently that deal with emojis. For those interested in emoji domains these videos are worth watching. Free Tool: Bulk Emoji Domain Suggestion and Registration The post Emoji domain name registration tips and tricks appeared first on TheDomains.com.

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About that $3,800 emoji domain sale…

The debate over the age of the emoji domain name ☮.com may have been settled. It probably is as old as it was claimed to be. You may recall that last week I blogged about the €3,400 ($3,816) sale of the domain to an end user. It wasn’t a big sale or a big story, […]

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Sixteen-year-old emoji .com sells for €3,400

An emoji domain name believed to be in the first three such domains ever registered has been sold. The domain ☮.com seems to to have been sold to an end-user buyer, via Sedo, for €3,400 ($3,816). The sale appears to have been a quick flip by an Austrian investor. ☮ is of course better known […]

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Emoji domains get a 👎 from security panel

The use of emojis in domain names has been discouraged by ICANN’s Security and Stability Advisory Committee. In a paper late last week, SSAC told ICANN that emojis — aka emoticons or smileys — lack standardization, are barred by the relevant domain name technical standards, and could cause user confusion. Emoji domains, while technically possible, […]

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