You may know someone who sends messages with more emojis than words, but chances are they don’t need those symbols to communicate. For some with language disorders such as aphasia, a disorder that can make it difficult to read, talk, or write, emojis can be an ideal way for those with the disorder to communicate with others around them. Samsung Electronics Italia, the company’s Italian subsidiary, just came out with a new app called Wemogee that helps those with language disorders talk to others by using emoji-based messages. READ MORE: Samsung develops emoji-based chat app for people with language disorders | Ars Technica
I wonder what we do if we don’t remember which Emoji character we used for our “Emoji Code”…there are too many Emoji now IMO…and with so many accounts as a techie I’m sure won’t remember them all if Emojis are eventually used for logins of services beyond just bank accounts.
A UK company claims to have invented the idea of using a set of emoji to replace a PIN number, suggesting that our stupid brains find it easier to remember the silly drawing people face things — and that the increased complexity of the emoji character set makes brute-forcing into our bank accounts substantially harder. READ MORE: Emoji Passwords are Coming: Harder to Hack and Easier to Remember | Gizmodo.
This would make a very cool example for a Cataloging and Classification class!