Interview: Japan's emoji creator saw nuance in pictures

The tiny smiley faces, hearts, knife-and-fork or clenched fist have become a global language for mobile phone messages. They are displayed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. They star in a new Hollywood film.

No, the rise of the emoji doesn't spell the end of language

The emoji has become one of the fastest growing forms of communication in history. But those who are worried that its growth could see the death of written language are wrong – emojis are being used to enhance, rather than ...

Emojis tackle racial diversity

Those odd characters on your emails and text messages are about to see more diversity—sending a message that humanity comes in many colors.

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