Written by Misaka Youhei
Where did culture of pictorial symbols come from?
Culture of pictorial symbols, called Emoji in Japanese, is native to Japan. It seems most Japanese use in the mobile phone’s mail. In fact, Japanese pocket bells used pictorial symbols. That won popularity and they decided to incorporate the symbols into mobile phones. Google, in United State of America, got influenced by Emoji and has been trying to develop the system for letting people able to use pictorial symbols in worldwide computer world since 2007.
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