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The History Of Emoticons by zacthetoad The History Of Emoticons by zacthetoad
The History Of Emoticons

This is, of course, only my interpretation on the timeline of emoticons over the past 26 years. Based on my research and various submissions here on deviantART.

I - The original emoticon, first used by Scott E. Fahlman on 19th of September, 1982.
II - Basic variation of the original, automatically converted.
III - Simple yellow smily, first use of colour in emoticons.
IV - Developed smily, shading based on `newklear's work.
V - Completely developed, strongly influenced by *sml-e's work.


If you're interested, take a look at A Brief History Of Emoticons.
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:iconansdesign:
ansdesign Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Great work!
Used here: madgardens.deviantart.com/favo…
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:icontsuki-luna-moon:
Tsuki-Luna-Moon Jun 22, 2012  Student Digital Artist
:)
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:icontsuki-luna-moon:
Tsuki-Luna-Moon Jun 22, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Lol, interesting.
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:iconmegamonster99:
Megamonster99 Mar 25, 2012  Student Digital Artist
And now we're at :iconilavplz:
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:iconeon-krate32:
eon-krate32 Aug 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
That last one looks almost angry. o.o
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:iconwelikegroovyturtles:
HAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAH.
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:iconunown512:
VI - Deviant art's :)
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:iconwisekidk:
Damn you beat me to it :noes: I just thought of this like an hour ago and was making sure someone hadn't already made it :noes: WHY ARE ALL MY IDEAS ALREADY MADE :iconmega-noes-plz:

Good job btw :clap:
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