Exhibit A — Winky Face: Emoticon Evidence Enters Courts

Law360, New York (November 17, 2015, 10:50 AM EST) -- Karen A. Henry

Jason Henry When computer science professor Scott Fahlman posted a sideways smiley face on an electronic message board at Carnegie Mellon University in 1982, he could not possibly have known that combination of dots and dashes would give birth to a whole new digital language. Indeed, what started with a single :-) has become a deluge: Instagram recently reported that emojis appear in roughly half of the many millions of comments and captions added to online photos each day. And emojis are practically taking over Twitter: the “face with tears of joy” emoji alone has appeared in nearly...

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