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.
Windows Phone users who signed up for the BBM beta tester program can now download and install the app.
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.
The latest Facebook Messenger update lets you "Like" things even more emphatically, as well as recording 15-second video messages right there in the app.
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.
The GoodFor app allows you to send IOU coupons that will have value and meaning. Or, at least, might make someone laugh.
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.