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Facebook hires Pixar artist to reimagine the emoticon

0. phoneArena 12 Feb 2013, 09:35 posted on

Emoticons have become a pretty standard part of communication these days. Ever since texting first started to get big, people have been using emoticons as a shortcut, because typing on mobile devices had been something of a chore. Even though text input has gotten quite a bit easier, emoticons are here to stay, but Facebook thinks it's time to reimagine emoticons, and has hired Pixar artist Matt Jones for the task...

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posted on 12 Feb 2013, 09:44

1. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4240; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)

Love them little creatures...never gets old.

posted on 12 Feb 2013, 09:50 7

2. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4240; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)

Come to think of it... PA should support emoticons too.

posted on 12 Feb 2013, 13:27 2

3. GhostBear (Posts: 25; Member since: 01 Feb 2013)

Microsoft since 1981: ☺☻

posted on 12 Feb 2013, 16:33

4. Seymur (unregistered)

I think it's not a good idea, right now Facebook has the best emoticons. New emos not going to be successful.

posted on 12 Feb 2013, 17:12

5. NickPeters (Posts: 74; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)

Actually, Skype did a pretty good job about emoticons. I do like their animations and look. And plus, there is a big variety of them.

posted on 12 Feb 2013, 17:54

6. nikenturd (unregistered)

Yaaay...finally getting me some horny emoticon!

posted on 12 Feb 2013, 21:56

7. soshi (Posts: 154; Member since: 08 Mar 2012)

I love color, why they are racial? Racist is in people attitude. There are black, yellow or white people that make this world colorful but media make them bad

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