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These 'EmOldjis' Are Exactly What Every Middle-Ager Needs

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.31.2016 | Fifty

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but what’s a middle-ager to do when they can’t find a relatable emoji? Well, Diane Hill decided it ...

#FredinChina: Tao Bao believes in live-streaming platform for eCommerce

Fred Raillard | Posted 06.29.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in ...

The Stylish New Cure For Forgetfulness

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 01.23.2017 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

The newest thing: calling cards for boomers - so we can at least remember who we have seen (and in more extreme cases, who we are). They can be simply designed or festooned with intricate details. What they share in common is contact information: our name, email, phone and home address - all prominently displayed to accommodate our growing near-sightedness.

Five Ways to Say 'We Need to Talk' Via a Text Message that Won't Freak People Out

Stephanie Michele | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Michele

"We Need to Talk" -- Those four words generate a lot of fear no matter if they are texted or not. Here are five strategies to use when transitioning important communication away from texting.

Why Texting Should Not Be Used in a New Relationship

Stephanie Michele | Posted 09.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Michele

Disclaimer: If you are not willing or wanting to commit to the development of a healthy relationship... this post is not for you. Okay. If you are st...

Stop What You're Texting And Look At This New Emoticon

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.21.2015 | Arts

Hello, everyone. It is the year 2015. We still punctuate our emails and texts with little human faces; we've just moved on to emojis, where the faces ...

The Big Problem With Emojis

Joan Gage | Posted 08.13.2016 | Fifty
Joan Gage

If you are on the far side of 70, as I am, you may not even know what emoticons and Emojis are, but trust me, your grandchildren do.

If You Have To Say It, Say It In GIFs

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 02.12.2016 | Arts

Hey! Hey! Look over here! This is an article, written in words, that you should read. Wait, wait, no! Come back! Here, look at this: See what...

These Are Each Country's Favorite Emojis

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.22.2015 | Technology

If you can believe emojis, Russians are incredibly romantic... and perpetually cold. Our friends Down Under live in a land of indulgence. And the worl...

These Cindy Sherman Emojis Will Do Wonders For Your Artsy Internet Game

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.11.2015 | Arts

Are your aesthetic tastes a bit too refined to be accurately expressed by a kissy face, twin ballerinas or a smiling pile of poop? We have good news: ...

IKEA Emoticons Are Here!

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

IKEA clearly works wonders on a home... but who knew it could work wonders on a text? Now, if you need to tell your roommate to pick up her shoes o...

5 Expressions I Want to Eliminate

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 11.29.2014 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I'm not a formal person, but there are certain expressions that pervade our cultures that I want eliminated or at least greatly curtailed.

Emojis For Parents

Kim Bongiorno | Posted 10.22.2014 | Parents
Kim Bongiorno

Instead of a boring old yellow smiley face or unusable tree sapling, here is a list of emojis displaying typical parenting scenarios -- starring me, a typical parent.

Bianca Bosker

How Emoticons Can Make You Happy And Win You Friends | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.17.2014 | Technology

No form of communication has been as maligned as the emoticon. Emily Post's decorum police thumb their noses at smileys' grins. "[T]hey look juvenile ...

This New Emoticon Perfectly Explains All Your Feelings

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.23.2014 | Books

Good old-fashioned telephone conversations are, at least for now, being compromised for the quickly written word, a shift in communication that is mos...

Emoticons: Emotional Communication or Evil Tool?

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.01.2013 | Technology
Gil Laroya

The use of technology in communication nowadays is the standard by which we connect with one another. Email, texting, and online chatting have become ...

Watch This Epic Stream Of Emojis In Realtime Right Now

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.26.2013 | Technology

Emojis are the best, most cryptic form of communication. Why tell your friend you're on your way to her house with words when you can send her a littl...

These [NSFW] Photos Will Change Your Mind About Emoticons

Posted 07.17.2013 | Arts

We've never understood the wild affection people have for emojis, but if there's one artist who could illuminate the craze, it would be Christine Cha....

Huffington Issue 54

Posted 06.17.2013 | Huffington

In this week’s issue of Huffington, we observe a so-called healer who has gained followers worldwide simply by gazing silently upon them for eight m...

The Appeal Of Emoji: They Don't Say Anything

Bianca Bosker | Posted 08.14.2013 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

Emoji are like the smile from a colleague across the room, or the small talk you make walking to get coffee. It's pointless communication that nonetheless puts you in a good mood.

The Wild West of Virtual Offices: Have Keyboards Become Six-Shooters?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business
Lorraine Devon Wilke

When Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, made her inaugural splash by announcing that working from home was no longer an option for Yahoo employees, a collective gasp was heard around the telecommuting world.

Do These Celebrities Know They're Making Emoji Faces?

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 05.16.2013 | Celebrity

Emoji -- the funny little iPhone emoticons everyone uses (smiley poopy face FTW!) -- have officially invaded every aspect of our lives. So much so, it...

What Does the Future of Art Look Like?

Marina Cashdan | Posted 06.29.2013 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

With the Whitney Museum of American Art's new downtown building (set to open in 2015) dubbed the "Whitney of the Future," we asked a few up-and-coming artists what they thought the future of art entailed. What they came up with sounds pretty darn exciting to us.

This Might Be The Internet's Most Important White House Petition Ever

Gawker | Posted 02.18.2013 | Technology

Is the United States falling behind on chillness? Has American lost its chillness edge to chill rivals? Will our children suffer from the chillness ga...

The 15 Most Confusing Emoticons Ever

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.21.2012 | Technology

Has a friend ever sent you a text message that read %-{ or something equally indecipherable? What you received was an emoticon, a display of emotio...