Tag: history

Emoji Etymology

We all know it, we all use, but where it came from, we’ve never wondered. Well, we may know it came from Japan, by some guy that thought these icons won’t be as popular as his other creations, but the fact that they took over the world once Apple included the collection in its keyboard,

Emojis and Emoticons

You’ve probably wondered why is it that some people refer to emojis as emoticons, and if there is a real difference between these two. It’s no wonder people often use both terms to refer to the same thing, those small icons that we have included in our keyboard set. Well, there is a difference between