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Nov 15, 2017
Emoticons, irregular spellings and exclamation points help convey meaning and intent in text messagesWith trillions of text messages sent each year, we can expect the evolution of textisms, and of the language of texting more generally.
Aug 28, 2017
Shanghai tech firm fined for making emoticons on comfort women; faces 2 month suspensionThe emoticons were screen grabs of "Twenty Two", a documentary about 22 comfort women.
Feb 14, 2017
Malaysian association 'advises' Muslim women against using emoticons on Valentine's DayAhead of Valentine's Day on Tuesday, the National Muslim Youth Association (Pembina) in Malaysia has advised Muslim women against using emoticons in text messages or wearing fragrance.
Feb 13, 2017
Valentine's Day: Islamic institution urges women to avoid using emoticons while chatting, wear fragranceAhead of Valentine's Day on Tuesday, the National Muslim Youth Association (Pembina) in Malaysia has advised Muslim women against using emoticons in text messages or wearing fragrance.
Jan 18, 2017
Emojis and emoticons have replaced facial movements, voice pitch and other gestures, says a studyOn social media platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram, emojis and emoticons have replaced non-verbal cues like facial movements, voice pitch and other gestures to clarify a message, a study has found.
Nov 14, 2016
New emojis such as a hijab-wearing woman, yoga practitioners and more coming on smartphones next yearThe consortium that approves emojis has signed off new ones, including a woman wearing a hijab, woman breastfeeding a baby and a person doing yoga.
Feb 12, 2016
Indonesia government warns messaging apps to drop same-sex emoticonsHuman Rights Watch on 12 February urged Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to protect gay and lesbian rights, a day after his government told instant messaging apps to remove stickers featuring same-sex couples in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible homosexuality in the socially conservative country.
Jan 16, 2016
The cyber law series: Emoticons, text messages, Tweets can be defamatory; here’s what you need to know to keep things legitThe quashing of the much-misused Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 last year set off celebrations in those quarters that furiously defend free speech and working towards a practical cyber law.
Oct 09, 2015
Facebook 'like' button will soon get more interesting, nuancedSometimes "Like" just doesn't cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow? Facebook is going "Inside Out" on the Like button, adding a range of new emotional reactions to the iconic thumbs-up icon it launched in 2009.
May 07, 2015
Microsoft has an emoji to let you show the 'middle finger' on Windows 10With the new instant messaging era, expressing our emotions with emojis is quite common. With its ambitious Windows 10, Microsoft is out to show its all new bold look. Along with big announcements like Continuum, Edge, Hololens and so on, the company also new fun emojis.