💩🌠The Birth of Emojis 😂🤰🏾

Not Past It

Sep 22

27 min 34 sec

Smiling poop. Zombie lady. High-fiving squid. Emojis cover a huge spectrum of human expression. But did you ever wonder where they came from? On September 19, 1982, a computer scientist, concerned his jokes weren’t landing in a university chatroom, used the first emoticon; colon, minus sign, parenthesis. The simple smiley face set the stage for a revolution in online communication. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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