The usually endearing emoticon gets super creepy for an eye-catching French campaign aimed at making parents aware of who their kids may be talking to online.
Swiftkey, the customisable Android keyboard, has received an upgrade that adds emoji characters and a numbers bar.
It's a big round number and all, but in the world of mobile messaging BBM remains one of the smaller players.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 are among the older phones that could turn emojis into pricey picture messages without telling you.
The social network now encourages show-and-tell status updates on mobile.
You don't have to suffer alone. The Unsticker.Me browser extension will hide stickers from your Facebook comments, giving you a blissfully sticker-free social-media zone.
It's a little limited and a little buggy, but when it comes to fast and easy typing, nothing beats swiping.
Some of the social network's online and mobile users will be able to express how they're feeling or what they're doing from their status bar.
Don't feel like typing what music you're listening to or TV show you're watching into your status update? Don't worry. The social network can now listen, recognize, and do the work for you.
In a world where people text more often than call, typing your emergency to 911 is the logical next step. But there are kinks to work out before you'll be able to use it nationwide.