Re: FYI: More emoji from Chrome

From: Christopher Fynn <>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2014 17:08:02 +0600

On 02/04/2014, Asmus Freytag <> wrote:
> On 4/2/2014 1:42 AM, Christopher Fynn wrote:
>> Rather than Emoji it might be better if people learnt Han ideographs
>> which are also compact (and a far more developed system of
>> communication than emoji). One CJK character can also easily replace
>> dozens of Latin characters - which is what is being claimed for emoji.
> One wonders why the Japanese, who already know Han ideographs, took to
> emoji as they did....

Perhaps because emoji are a sort of playful version of a means of
communication they are already used to
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