Post Tagged with: "emoticons"

Why Rifle Emoji Won’t See the Light of Day

Why Rifle Emoji Won’t See the Light of Day

Let us talk about one of the mundane things in life, emojis. Face palm, at work, birthday, tumble weeds, etc. – we have seen all sorts of emojis in our messengers but couldn’t find anything resembling guns and rifles. Why? This June 21, Unicode update 9.0 is coming out but […]


How does our brain perceive emoticons?

The emoticons are now so prevalent that the brain has learned to see these images as real persons, according to a research by Australian scientists, published in the journal Social Neuroscience. First appeared when Professor Scott Falman proposed the smiley and sad emoticon [ 🙂 and 🙁 respectively ] as […]

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