Buzzword Bingo: Emoji
Emoji

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Emoji (絵文字 or えもじ) are the ideograms or smileys used in Japanese electronic messages and webpages, the use of which is spreading outside Japan. Originally meaning pictograph, the word emoji literally means "picture" (e) + "character" (moji). These icons are standardized and built into the handsets. - Wikipedia

Also see: emoticon

Headlines

http://www.wired.com/2011/09/0919fahlman-proposes-emoticons
http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2015/11/16/oxford-dictionaries-word-of-the-year-emoji

Examples
https://www.emojibase.com/emoji/1f4fb/radio

Elsewhere on the Web

Check Out These New Emojis for Foodies
http://thenounproject.com/GRACE-MotherJones/collection/sustainable-food-and-farming
http://thenewinquiry.com/essays/the-conservatism-of-emoji
http://www.seinfeldemoji.com

Wikipedia

Emoji








https://twitter.com/i/moments/844637170363191301?lang=en

http://www.thisisinsider.com/new-emoji-candidates-spring-2017-ranked-2017-3


http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/the-aubergine-incident:-emoji-language,-where-and-eggplant-is-j/8430650

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