fastcompany:


“A lot of people ask me whether I expect these emoticons to be around in 50 years,” Fahlman says. “I’m amazed that they are around now. Smileys only make sense in an ASCII world. They resulted from ASCII’s limitations.”

30 Years on and the emoticon is still going strong.

XDD

fastcompany:

“A lot of people ask me whether I expect these emoticons to be around in 50 years,” Fahlman says. “I’m amazed that they are around now. Smileys only make sense in an ASCII world. They resulted from ASCII’s limitations.”

30 Years on and the emoticon is still going strong.

XDD

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    Oh, yes :-)
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