Latest ASCII art Stories

2013-05-09 23:47:34

Cyphercon was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, AppWatch, that

2012-07-17 23:00:05

Joshua Flaum and Weily Apps Launch UrFace, an Application that Replaces Popular Emoticons with Images of Users Face. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2012

Emoticons Enter Patent Wars
2012-03-21 04:52:51

In the most recent installment in the tech industry’s increasingly absurd patent wars, Varia Holdings LLC is suing mobile device makers Samsung Electronics and Research in Motion (RIM) for allegedly infringing its patent on a technology used to insert emoticons into text messages.

2011-05-01 00:08:47

New Tongue And Cheek Mobile Application Coming To Your Smartphone New York, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 The YoFace is the newest mobile emoticon application soon to be available on iPhone, Blackberry, and Android.

2010-12-16 05:59:58

Writers Andrea Bartz and Brenna Ehrlich took a poll on CNN of 500 people to determine what the most-hated emoticons are.

2010-10-25 10:41:00

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The ASCII Group, Inc. (ASCII), the nation's oldest and most established community of independent solution providers, has announced an innovative and unique social media service to help ASCII members manage and increase their presence on social media outlets.

2009-08-13 12:24:17

People from East Asia tend to have a tougher time than those from European countries telling the difference between a face that looks fearful versus surprised, disgusted versus angry, and now a new report published online on August 13th in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, explains why. Rather than scanning evenly across a face as Westerners do, Easterners fixate their attention on the eyes.

2009-02-11 21:33:34

Indiana researchers say when men and women text message each other, women who use non-standard language techniques like emoticons.

2008-12-12 14:00:00

A local businessman says that a series of punctuation marks used to convey a wink in text messages, known as an emoticon, have been trademarked in Russia.

2008-11-26 13:41:20

In a new article in the current issue of American Journal of Sociology authors Daniel A. Menchik and Xiaoli Tian (both of the University of Chicago) study how we use emoticons, subject lines, and signatures to define how we want to be interpreted in email.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).