Saturday, September 20, 2008

What is Emoticons?

Free Animated Emoticons

Emoticons come from two seperate words which are Emotion and Icon. Therefore, the meaning is quite clear that Emoticons are the icon to display your emotion.

the purpose of this blog is to provide you free animated emoticons for you to use in many different situation.

This free animated emoticons appear to be first use around 1857 in the Moss code form by The National Telegraphic Review and Operators Guide. They decided to use number 73 to represent kiss and love and from then people start to use many different kinds of symbol to represent the words.

One of the most popular form of emoticons before it develop to be animated emoticons like today are the combination of characters on your keyboard combining to be a human emotion such as smile :), sad :( and many many form as much as the creators can imagine.

Today any cartoons and characters are also developed in a form of free animated emoticons to help promoting those characters when people use them in there msn or any other online places.