With the way we use emojis now, they might as well be words. Emojis are becoming to kids today what hieroglyphics were to ancient Egyptians. And since that's the case, I guess this arrest makes sense. 17-year-old Osiris Aristy of Brooklyn, New York was arrested last Sunday for posting threats against cops on his Facebook page, without writing a single actual word. The entire threat was in emojis.