GMail adds emoticon support :'(

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There are few things in life more annoying than those Smiley Central flash ads that go “helloooo” and “omg! no way!” when you mouse over them. Especially when your speakers are up and the rest of the office laughs at you. We’ve all been there…

This week, we're wasting time with… Skype emoticons

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A new weekly post, focusing on the stuff we’re doing that’s stopping us from doing the stuff we should be doing. If that makes sense. First up: Skype emoticons.

They’re not a new thing – we’ve been popping silly expressions and animations in MSN Messenger for ages. They’re probably not even new to Skype. But the ability to moon a business contact while in a serious VoIP teleconference is our hot new thing this week nonetheless.