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?

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How to use plain text smileys (disable automatic emoji substitution) in Messages.app?

How to use plain text smileys (disable automatic emoji substitution) in Messages.app? In OS X 10.8 there was a setting for this in the appโ€™s Preferences pane, but in OS X 10.9 that doesnโ€™t seem to be ...
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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 ...