The Evolving Emoticons

The Evolving Emoticons

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Apparently the Japanese netizens are not satisfied with their current diverse set of emoticons. They are evolving and with more complexity. Short of saving the new emoticons as templates, I wonder how they use the evolved emoticons in their daily conversations.

This, (◉◞౪◟◉), has characters from geometric shapes unicode set and Tegulu script. Whereas, ( ;ω;), has the Greek Small Letter for Omega. And even Wikipedia’s comprehensive list of unicode characters fails to resolve what characters have been used in this (੭ु˙꒳​˙)੭ु⁾⁾.

On subcultureblog.com, some even expressed their surprise that the evolved forms.
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Oh wells, we can view more new emoticons here as well. It is updated regularly.

And I seem to have caught up with the evolution as well. Here is my current Facebook profile cover:
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