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The past and future of hand emoji

conference contribution
posted on 13.07.2021, 04:53 by Lauren Gawne, Jennifer Daniel
Human handshapes have been encoded as emoji since the earliest implementations. The flexible and accessible semantic domain of human gestures has continued to provide a source of new emoji. We provide an overview of the history of hand gestures in the Unicode emoji set. We then discuss the utility and challenges of encoding hand emoji, as well as the current direction being taken by Unicode.

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Publication Date

01/06/2021

Editors

Wijeratne S Lee J8 Saggion H Sheth A

Name of conference

4th​ International Workshop on Emoji Understanding and Applications in Social Media

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Online

Starting Date

07/06/2021

Finshing Date

07/06/2021

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