RE: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Sun Jan 11 2009 - 23:43:11 CST

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    From: [] On Behalf Of Doug Ewell

    > Go back and look at the survey again. 72% of users who said they were
    > dissatisfied with their carrier's emoji said they wanted a wider
    > variety. You don't think the vendors are going to notice that and start
    > playing leapfrog with each other to provide ever wider repertoires?

    Well, if this is indicative...

    it would seem to be the case that they *won't need* to encode more emoji in that eventuality -- at least for this vendor: note the use of HTML rather than plain text and the use of Flash or of JPG and GIF for pictograms.


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