Humor: The new Unicode emojis bring a familiar look to messaging
0. phoneArena 18 Jun 2014, 03:54 posted on
Okay, we get it, emjois do make life more interesting, at least as far as messaging goes. No doubt there...
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1. XperiaFanZone (Posts: 1925; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)
Why couldn't Google adapt their own?
PS call me old fashioned, but they'll always be "emoticons" to me.
5. EndesCot (Posts: 3; Member since: 02 Jun 2014)
"Emoticons" is actually the original name.
"Emoji" began as a type setting in japanese as well as kanji(chinese alphabet) and romanji(latin alphabet) in which they used typed characters(and not "emoji") to make drawings (like （≧∇≦）or ★彡)
Since they were the ones to make the most "creative" use of it, the very word leaked into various english dictionaries (as well did "sayonara", "arigato" & "otaku")
2. magnanimus (Posts: 485; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)
I don't know if bbm uses the Unicode emojis but they're the best set of emojis IMO