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Was playing around with creating these emoji ice cream cones – the idea for this mash-up came from it being Emoji Day and Ice Cream Day. 89 more words


Today is World Emoji Day

Today is World Emoji Day! Join in the celebration on social media by using the hashtag #WorldEmojiDay. Have an Emoji-licious day of fun!

Google Hangouts on Android adds five more new emoticon shortcodes

(Source: 9to5google.com)

Ahead of its transition to becoming a business tool, many expected Hangouts to be totally neglected in terms of new features. Recently, though, Google decided it was time to add new features to Hangouts for Android in the form of five new emoticon shortcodes, for some reason… 181 more words


Picture More Character in Messages: The Journey from Dingbat to Emoji

Recent advances in technology have been to make communication more fun. Emojis have vastly became popular among people using smart phone devices and computers. Using images in writing is not a new element in composing a letter. 1,068 more words

Removing Emoji & Emoticon Support from WordPress ;-)

Apparently, since its 4.2 update WordPress automatically converts text based smilies like “;-)” into emoji images like ;-)

Besides being problematic regarding loading times (the script is loaded wether you use emojis or not) – the images might not fit the overall asthetics and design of the site while a text-only smiley might be preferred. 221 more words


Japan would like to remind you that "emoji" has nothing to do with "emotion"

Common sense might lead you to believe that “emoji” is simply a variation of “emoticon,” but Japanese common sense tells a whole different story. 445 more words