A new feature on business-recommendation service Yelp lets you search for restaurants and stores with a simple emoji.
Gone are the days of typing or speaking a query into your phone. Now, if you want to find a bar that serves martinis, simply select your alternate keyboard in iOS, flip through pages of emojis, pick the martini icon, and tap the “search” button.
Photo Credit: FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2011 file photo, the logo of the online reviews website Yelp is shown in neon on a wall at the company's new Manhattan offices in New York. Online reviews site Yelp is expected to price its initial public offering of stock on Thursday , March 1, 2012, and become the latest in a long line of social websites going public. Kathy Willens / Associated Press