Happy birthday to the Smiley, the 1st and most successful internet viral

jawdropIt was a serious contribution to the electronic lexicon.🙂 Twenty-five years ago, Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott E. Fahlman says, he was the first to use three keystrokes — a colon followed by a hyphen and a parenthesis — as a horizontal “smiley face” in a computer message.

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