Funny "peaks" allow you to transfer a whole range of emotions without any extra words. Of course, the most often used "Smile". Download mega cool pictures with smiles on the screen of your device and elevate your mood to yourself and others! Smiley, smiley (from the English smiley - "snap", "smile", or smile - "smile"), also emoticon, emogram - a schematic image of a human face used to transmit emotions. An element of mass culture that arose as the Internet spread among the general population. It can consist of a variety of characters, such as the letters of the alphabet, punctuation marks, and various service symbols. Special spread of emoticons acquired with the spread of the Internet (chats, forums, ICQ, etc.) and mobile phones (short messages - SMS), which are widely used by users for messaging. One of the first attempts to use typographic constructions for expressing emotions was made in 1881 by the editors of the American humor magazine Puck. In 1953, emoticons appear on the pages of the New York Herald Tribune ("The New York Herald Tribune"), where they were used in the promotion of the feature film "Lili". The large-scale expansion of emoticons in the printed text began with the advent of the Internet. For a short period of time, the Internet community successfully adapted certain characters because of their simplicity and ease of typing, since they can be represented by typographic characters placed on the keyboard. Smilies are part of a graphic-stylistic attribute.