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An emoji is a small digital image or icon used to express an idea, emotion, or message, in emails, on web pages, and other forms of electronic communication. Emoji were first introduced on Japanese mobile phones in the late 1990s, and became popular worldwide after their inclusion in Apple iPhones. 

With Scuba, you can filter to emoji or filter with them (text that contains emoji). The following image is an example of some of the most standard emoji.

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