Thirty years ago, the original emoticon was born, forever changing the way people communicate online. (Photo: theatlantic.com)
- Despite the wide variety of emoticons available now, there’s no forgetting the original colon-dash-parenthesis smiley created three decades ago. AOL instant messenger, anyone? [The Atlantic]
- Have a burning question for Michelle Obama? Here’s your chance to ask it via Twitter, Facebook and blog comments—the FLOTUS will be appearing in a special video series for PopSugar. [TresSugar]
- Move over, Eva Mendes. One of our favorite beauty bloggers, Nadine Jolie, is the newest face of Pantene and has taken over the brand’s Facebook page. [Facebook]
- If you can’t wait for the new iPhone 5, get your Apple fix by downloading the just-released iOS 6. The software update comes with revamps to Facebook, maps, Siri, and more. [Gizmodo]
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