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.
The social network now encourages show-and-tell status updates on mobile.
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.
Check out the list of new emoticons that can be added to most of your Facebook communications.
Tweets can be tasty with Mashtags potato snacks shaped like edible emoticons and online symbols.
What started out as an inside joke at Carnegie Mellon University has spawned hundreds of faces, emotions, and gestures.
Automatic expressions of sympathy may come to Facebook, but a dislike button remains the stuff of fantasy.