Fonts for Unicode 6 Emoticons (2010)

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Unicode Fonts for Emoticons

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Unicode 6 Emoticons

Unicode version 6 is released in 2010 October.

This version adds 2088 characters. One thing interesting is that it adds about 608 emoticons, with names such as GRINNING CAT FACE WITH SMILING EYES ๐Ÿ˜ธ.

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Unicode 6's emoji (Japanese emoticons)

Emoticons are widely used in Japan in mobile phones. It's called โ€œEmojiโ€ in Japan.

Unicode 6 is nice in that it added many symbols i was looking for but unable to find before. The following are all from Unicode 6:

โฏ โฉ โช โญ โฎ ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Full List of Unicode 6 Emoticons

Unicode: Emoji ๐Ÿ˜„