Japanese for emoticon - a picture character similar to smiley which is commonly used in text messaging and chat. Emoji support has been added to version 6.1 of Unicode and allows for glyphs such as ๐Ÿ˜„, ๐Ÿฑ, ๐ŸŽˆ, ๐Ÿ  and ๐Ÿ“ถ. Some typography engines will even render these as color graphics.

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Why do emoji like 💩 appear when I use Safari, but not Chrome?

Why do emoji like ๐Ÿ’ฉ appear when I use Safari, but not Chrome on the same MacBook running Lion? Both browsers use WebKit, and I'd imagine font support comes from the OS, not the application. For ...
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How do I view emoji in Google Chrome on OS X (prior to 10.7)?

In chat there was an emoji icon posted recently. You can view it here. I am using Google Chrome and I can't see the icon. I can, however, see them on my iPad. How can I view them in Google Chrome on ...