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July 1, 2016updated 22 Sep 2016 12:34pm

What is an emoji?



Emojis are small icons and images used in text messages that represent one’s emotions about a topic being debated.

Emojis were invented in Japan in the late 1990s and rose to international stardom after Apple included them on its iPhone, followed suit by Android.

The word emoji joins two Japanese words: ‘e’, which means picture, and ‘moji’, which stands for character. So an emoji is about a picture with character which represents what its sender is feeling.

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