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Have yellow smilie images really and truly replaced the old fashioned text based emoticons?
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This is a list of notable and commonly used emoticons or textual portrayals of a writer's mood or facial expression in the form of icons.
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It seems emoticons are taking over the world, doesn't it? I put one in almost every one of my tweets, and I just love them.
The emoticon is nearly 30 years old. We take a look back at some memorable points in its past.
As the environment molds evolving lifeforms to its demands, each online community tends to mold the emoticon concept to its own needs and characteristics. The online community of anime fandom is no exception. The creativity and experimentation of fellow anime fans has given rise to the following set of anime emoticons that have withstood the test of time.
The use of emoticons can be traced back to the 19th century, and they were commonly used in casual and/or humorous writing. Digital forms of emoticons on the Internet were included in a proposal by Scott Fahlman of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in a message on 19 September 1982.
An emoticon (English pronunciation: /ɪˈmoʊtɪkɒn/) is a facial expression pictorially represented by punctuation and letters, usually to express a writer’s mood.