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Convention demystifies emoji selection process

Unicode, a non-profit organisation, decides whether we should all be able to text in-line pictures of brontosaurs, chopsticks and mermen to one another.

San Francisco

THE party felt like a text-message bubble brought to life.

On Friday night, more than 400 people gathered here in a sleek co-working space near the headquarters of Uber, Pinterest and Airbnb to kick off the first Emojicon, a three-day "celebration of all things emoji...

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