🙇🏻🚫🤐😁✌🏻— Meaning without words: an emoji revolution

2017   ·   Digital languge

As an indicator of the growth of post-digital culture and typography the use and prevalence of emoji is part of the development of what could be the first truly global language.

On the surface a paper about emoji doesn’t really seem like the most obvious way to kick off an ‘international peer-reviewed conference on typography’. They’re cute, not serious, there’s a perception that they are just for teenagers with their phones permanently glued to their hands… but, as ever with the humble emoji there is more to it than seems on the surface — in form, function, history and future.

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