How to type Emoji in Ubuntu

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New tech site Gadgette has a great article on how to type Emoji on Mac and Windows – but they (understandably) didn’t cover Ubuntu. So here I am to show you how. Get The Fonts If your computer doesn’t have the requite font, install the latest version of Symbola. Simply open up the .zip file,…

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How Gmail lets spammers grab your attention with emoji

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What could be worse than email spam? Animated gifs in the subject line of email spam! This is a trend I’ve recently started to see on Gmail – here’s what it looks like and how it works. So, what’s going on here? How have they got an animated image into the subject line? Here’s the…

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