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Illustrating the power of emoji

No word would suffice to express the fluency with which these shorthand icons, which have supplanted words in texts and emails and on social media, have become a language unto themselves. Correspondent David Pogue talks with designers and gatekeepers for emoji, and finds out how new symbols are added to the lexicon.
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