World Emoji Day: where the word ‘emoji’ comes from and the first place they were used regularly

//World Emoji Day: where the word ‘emoji’ comes from and the first place they were used regularly

World Emoji Day: where the word ‘emoji’ comes from and the first place they were used regularly

It feels like emojis have always been part of our communications – but it’s actually only been a decade. And first, there were emoticons.Emojis are not emoticons, neither in form nor etymology. The emoticon is a representation of a facial expression formed by a short sequence of keyboard characters, usually viewed sideways, conveying the sender’s feelings or intended tone in computer-mediated communication. Its genesis is widely attributed to American computer scientist Scott Fahlman who, in…

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