December 25, 2007

Rise of Emoticons

December 25, 2007

"Everyone who has ever been online is familiar with emoticons. You know, those chubby little smiley faces and other cartoon-like characters that are usually found in e-mails, blog posts, instant messages and other online communication.

The smiley is easily the best known emoticon — think of him as the king of the emoticons. But the smiley is by no means on his own these days; there are now hundreds, or perhaps thousands of animated 3-D emoticons capable of expressing a staggering number of different feelings, activities, moods and states of mind..."
Continue reading : Emoticons Are More Popular Than Ever - But Why?

Posted by Jon @ Romow

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