Emojis, Emoticons and Smileys what is the difference between them?
Emoticons: The English words “emotion” and “icon” form the term emoticon. Short strings of symbols, letters, or numbers are intended to represent facial expressions and postures.
Smileys:The term comes from the English verb "to smile". The smiley is the graphic representation of a facial expression. In written communication, the person writing expresses that he or she is delighted or joking.
Emojis:Emojis are images or pictographs. Facial expressions and gestures are shown in the form of faces and people. Objects, food, activities, animals, plants, places and other associations can also be displayed
Top 5 most popular emoji categories worldwide
Happy faces (including wink, kisses)
Sad faces (including sad and angry emoji)
Hearts (includes all colors and the broken heart emoji)
Hand gestures (includes thumbs up, clapping hands)
Romantic (includes kiss imprint, love letter, couple kisses)