Emoticons, like shortcodes, are
maintained and curated
for integrity and accuracy, seeing as how there are so many variations (
:}). Do we
= for eyes? What about
} for mouths? Or maybe a nose with
Emojibase solves this with a set of naming guidelines and the ability to generate emoticon permutations. With this in place, a single emoticon can be defined per emoji, reducing the overall filesize and maintenance overhead.
Only western styled emoticons are currently supported.