Here's How Emoji Made It From Japanese Pagers To The President's Instagram Account

Did you know that the ice cream emoji is just the poop emoji re-purposed?

In honour of tonight’s Emoji Art Show in New York City, creative agency 5Loom created a timeline of emoji development that points out this and other pivotal moments in emoji history.

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