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Can We Finally Talk About The Emojis That Make Absolutely No Sense?

Posted 03.01.2014 | Comedy

There's no denying the rush you get when you're able to write an entire sentence in emojis. Better yet, when you can write out a movie plot or an enti...

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...

Did Abe Lincoln Use Emoticons?

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.19.2012 | Technology

Was Abraham Lincoln one of the first people to use the playful ;) emoticon? Though the text symbol for "winking," used in our emails, tweets, texts...

Is Using Emoticons in Emails Really the Downfall of Civilization?

Gregg McBride | Posted 08.26.2012 | Comedy
Gregg McBride

Why should I hide the fact that I'm in a good mood and want to wish whomever I'm writing a happy day through a silly little emoticon?

Cast LOL and Emoticons From Your Lexicon

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 07.23.2012 | Comedy
Nick Kolakowski

There is a very special place in hell reserved for whoever created the emoticon. Nor can we blame the scourge solely on text messaging and e-mail: as far back as the 19th century.

WATCH: Giant, Changing Emoticon Tells City's Mood

Posted 12.14.2011 | Arts

Are you constantly bombarded by unwanted emoticons in your texts and emails? Are you starting to think in terms of happy face versus sad face? Well, i...

Smileys Are A Necessary Evil

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.28.2011 | Technology

Many of us spend most of our day corresponding with people electronically. In my office we actually instant message each other instead of talking even...

Stand-Up Emoticon

Buddy Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Buddy Winston

Oleg Teterin, Russian Entrepreneur, Trademarks An Emoticon

AP | MIKE ECKEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MOSCOW — How much would you pay for a ;-)? A Russian businessman has trademarked the emoticon _ or combination of punctuation marks _ used to co...