History of Emoticons

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HISTORY OF EMOTICONS :D ;) :( :/

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Brief history of emoticons

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WEIRD LAWS

HISTORY OF EMOTICONS:D ;) :( :/Emoticons

The first use of an emoticon in print (?)

Robert Herrick - 1648Abraham Lincoln 1862 (?)

First instance of emoticons being used in purpose in print

1881 issue of Puck MagazineAmbrose Bierce - 1887The Snigger Point

First documented online use of the :) and the :( emoticons

Scott Fahlman - 1982 The term "emoticon" appeared in print for the first time - 1990

Oxford English Dictionary - 2001

Urban Dictionary - 2002

Graphical Smileys

Eastern Emoticons (Kaomoji)(

( -)Emoji