Emoji, the new language of the internet, is improving the way we communicate online

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Remember when everyone was worried that text-speak was killing the English language? At one point high school examiners in some places even began allowing students to write essays with the truncated words because of concerns that those students couldn’t spell. Some are saying that emoji is killing the english language, but I disagree. Emoji have become an extension of the English language — particularly among young people — and have improved the way we converse online significantly. Emoji were invented in Japan by the cellphone networks as a method for sending pictographs between phones. The tiny images were extremely popular inside the country…

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