The First Smiley?
gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Fri Sep 13 11:45:47 UTC 2002
A Usenet post which contains the supposed first use of :) as a smiley
or emoticon, from 19 September 1982, has been uncovered.
Apparently, in November of that year more symbols were proposed (by
this man http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~jhm/ ):
A Slashdot thread (with the usual foolishness) disucces the discovery:
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