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What was the first application to use colon as an emoji picker?

I'm aware of modern colon notation being used in web forums in days gone by โ€” I have fond memories of using :rolleyes: in vBulletin! Indeed I assume (though I'm happy to be corrected!) that this usage ...
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Should emoji/emoticon replace a punctuation mark in the end of the sentence? [closed]

If the sentence is finishing with emoji/emoticon in the website content or in a personal message, should it be followed by a punctuation mark? Example #1 Iโ€™m glad you could make it ๐Ÿ™‚ We had a ...
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Is replacing icons with emoji a good idea?

I'm currently polishing an application I have built using fontawesome. Due to fontawesome's pretty huge (nearly 2 MB with the more accessible SVG + JS Version) footprint, I'm considering to utilize ...
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Why so many symbols are included in the Unicode standard

There aren't that many "characters" you use on a regular basis, not much more than what's on a laptop keyboard, but even then there's probably a few extra. But there's over 100,000 characters in the ...
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Why do so many web apps automatically convert emoticons into emoji?

So many communication platforms convert expressions like c: :) ]:) etc. into emojis, e.g. ๐Ÿ˜€,๐Ÿ™‚,๐Ÿ˜ˆ. I find this so annoying every time it happens. If I want to send an emoji, I will just send the ...
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Does auto conversion of symbols into emoji's in chat messages considered as bad ux?

Most of the messaging apps convert symbols into emoji's whenever user type symbols like this :) continuously, is this really a good practice or is considered as a bad user experience
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Should Emoji Be Localized in a Global Chatbot Conversation?

Should emoji be localized when used in prompts and utterances in a chatbot conversation. For example, uses donuts (U.S. spelling..:)) as the metaphor of its intent. Say this was to be ...
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Can I use animated emoji? [closed]

I am working on SASS based CRM system and I want to know if I can use emoji like Skype's emoji in my system. I want to put it on the subscription expiration page. Any suggestion apart from this?
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Ok status (no action required) and needs-attention status without connotations of right & wrong

I have data that classifies users into two status categories: Needs attention No action required These users have taken tests and that data leads to this status. But the status is derived from the ...
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Usage of emojis as compared to stickers

The rise and uptake of IM applications has created some interesting ways for users to communicate with each other, with the emergence/popularity of emojis (which could be said to be an evolution of ...
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Standardization of emoji usage

Not being a big user of social media, I was nevertheless fascinated by the uptake of emoji and its various forms (same with emoticons when it first caught on). I am wondering whether there has been ...
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Using 5 Standard Emojis for Satisfaction Survey or any Likert Scale

Satisfaction surveys increasingly use emoticons, i.e. a sad frownie, neutral face and happy smiley. Some additionally use traffic-light color coding (red to green). Letโ€™s asume there are good reasons ...
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