We all use them – On messengers, forums, blogs, emails, even on our test papers 😉 – So wherer did they come from? There are so many, that most of us dont even know the different types! This was the question that made me do a little research, and i came up with some stuff i thought id share with you all 🙂

History Of Emoticons:


The very first emoticon possibly appeared in 1979, first used by someone named Kevin Mackenzie. He is believed to have first used the -) symbol, which meant “tongue in cheek”. The technique didn’t appear to catch on, and it remained for another to start the fad…..

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