World Smile Day 2023: Don’t know how many times we use smile emoji in daily chatting. Have you ever wondered who created the emoji that has become a symbol of expressing goodwill and happiness all over the world? Most people will not know the answer to this question. If you are also one of them, then today in this news you will get to know the interesting history of Simley emoji.
World Smile Day
World Smile Day is celebrated every year on the first Friday of October. In 1999, Harvey Ball formed World Smile Corporation. This corporation helps needy children through the Harvey Ball World Smile Foundation (NGO).
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Who invented smiley emoji?
‘Harvey Ross Ball’ was the first to create the smiley emoji in America. While preparing this smiley face, he had no idea that one day it would become so famous. He never even got it patented. Commercial artist Harvey Ball of Worcester, Massachusetts created the smiley face in 1963.
This is how Smiley Emoji was created
It is said that in the year 1963, a company asked Harvey to sketch something that could be put on a button. Then Harvey drew a smiley on the yellow color. It took Harvey only 10 minutes to make it, for which he got $45.
Said goodbye to the world in 2001
American commercial artist Harvey Ball died in 2001, but even today people around the world share their emotions with the ‘laughter and happiness’ he gave.