Emoji History Series ⏳


Because this is a blog about all things emoji, it would be incomplete without a history of emoji and how we got here. It is well known that emoji owes a lot to its Japanese heritage but what of the sacred carvings that arose at the dawn of Sumerian civilization and their natural evolution to money-with-wings emoji 💸 marking successful drug deals on Venmo 💊 💉 ✅ ? In the following series, I will identify major milestones that have contributed in some way to our understanding of the semantic wonder that is emoji!


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