"Loved, hated, debated, and soon in the 230 new variants – emojin celebrating 20 years as a symbolic känsloförmedlare."
"Exactly when the first emojin was sent, and what in this context will be classified as a "emoji", are not completely carved in stone. How you express yourself, for example, the joy of text? With a classic :)? Or do you prefer ^_^? Or a smiley that is laughing so the tears fall?"
"Internetmuseet choose to classify 1999 as emojins birth and on Monday, opening the gates for bildsymbolens 20-year anniversary. From a simple "
"– in the Past it was always the way that written language was the written language and the spoken language was the spoken language. Written language was rational, oemotionellt and logical. And then talked to the man face to face. But it has all the time been a need to get into känsloläge in scripture, " says Viveka Adelswärd, professor emerita in conversation analysis at Linköping university."
"the Orangutan and the waffle"
"on Tuesday, presented the organization the Unicode Consortium 230 new emojis that will pop up during the year. The Unicode Consortium decides which emojis that are available from the absolute majority of digital platforms. Among the newcomers is a guide dog, hearing aid, wheelchair, orangutan, garlic, waffle, axe, drop of blood and banjo – and a whole new set of people in different skin tones and frisyrfärger holding each others hand."
"It's not language evolving, but we have got a new way to communicate," says Viveka Adelswärd."
"A comment that often comes up in connection with emojis is."
"– When we meet face to face, it is not just the words that mean something. It is our facial expressions, our posture and what we do. You can speak with someone who says "
"– It's about feelings. Now we have a script that tries to emulate the spoken language."