What started out as an inside joke at Carnegie Mellon University has spawned hundreds of faces, emotions, and gestures.
Tired of the boring old smiley faces everyone has used since the beginning of time? Emojicons brings a new batch of emotions to your text, and Veronica shows you her favorites on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Varia Holdings is suing the two mobile phone makers for using a protected patent that lets users quickly use emoticons from pop-up menus.
The keypad, as the name suggests, makes it faster and easier to fill your correspondence with digital representations of your emotional state.
Samsung reloads in Germany with four more patents--including one involving a smiley face input--but there's still no sign the legal battles will end soon.
A 15-year-old from Iowa is crowned U.S. National Texting Champion in a competition sponsored by LG. She survived, among other things, an actor dressed as an emoticon trying to distract contestants.
Tweets can be tasty with Mashtags potato snacks shaped like edible emoticons and online symbols.
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.
Automatic expressions of sympathy may come to Facebook, but a dislike button remains the stuff of fantasy.