What is Emoji?

Emoji, short for emoticon, these are sets of small graphic images used in a variety of digital platforms – such as text messages and social media posts. They help convey emotion in a text message or social media post without having to type it out. Emojis first began circulating in the 1990s, and they have developed from simple characters made using keys on a keyboard to the variety of emoji faces used today. Now, both Android and Apple devices have their own special keyboards dedicated to emojis.

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