Emojis, so much more than a smiley in UK exhibition

An art exhibition in the UK showcases our love of emojis and how they can be used for public messaging.

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    Emojis - ideograms and smileys used in electronic messages - were invented in Japan where a complex alphabet made texting cumbersome.

    In the past few years, they have become such an integral part of the way many of us communicate that they’re being featured in an art exhibition in the UK.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Emma Hayward reports from London.


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