Before there were emojis, emoticons were all the rage.
Tired of trying to guess what an emoticon is supposed to mean? Read this.
Want to sell your goods while chatting to friends? China's got the app for you. Need a messenger with 10,000 emoticons? Line from Japan has you covered.
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.
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.