How emoji conquered the world
ASCII art kaomoji were already around at the time, but they were a pain to enter on a cellphone since they were composed with multiple characters. Kurita was looking for a simpler solution.
Text art pictures created with basic keyboard characters in fixed width fonts. http://asciiartist.com
Curated by Laura Brown
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