Emoji

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Emoji (絵文字 or えもじ) are the ideograms or smileys used in Japanese electronic messages. Originally meaning pictograph, the word emoji literally means “picture” (e) + “character” (moji). These icons are standardized and built into the handsets. – Wikipedia

July 17 appears to be #WorldEmojiDayexternal image World_Emoji_Dayv2.png

Elsewhere on the Web
https://emojipedia.org
https://emojipedia.org/shrug

Headlines
Emoji aren’t ruining language: they’re a natural substitute for gesture
How do we use emoji? – Rachael Tatman

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The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación

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