FYI: More emoji from Chrome

Christopher Fynn chris.fynn at
Wed Apr 2 06:08:02 CDT 2014

On 02/04/2014, Asmus Freytag <asmusf at> wrote:
> On 4/2/2014 1:42 AM, Christopher Fynn wrote:
>> Rather than Emoji it might be better if people learnt Han ideographs
>> which are also compact (and  a far more developed system of
>> communication than emoji). One  CJK character can also easily replace
>> dozens of Latin characters - which is what is being claimed for emoji.
> One wonders why the Japanese, who already know Han ideographs, took to
> emoji as they did....

Perhaps because emoji are a sort of playful version of  a means of
communication they are already used to

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