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medium bookmark / Raindrop.io | This was originally presented in 2015 at Face Forward in Dublin, the international peer-reviewed conference focused on typography. On the surface a paper about emoji doesn’t really seem like the most obvious way to kick off an ‘international peer-reviewed conference on typography’. They’re cute, not serious, there’s a perception that they are just for teenagers with their phones permanently glued to their hands… but, as ever with the humble emoji there is more to it than seems on the surface — in form, function, history and future.