I admit to having used numbers in place of words in texting, especially before I had a qwerty keyboard. Texts, Pets Peeves, Laugh, Quotes, English Language, Funny, So True, Speak English, Bingo
Humorous texting infographic displaying the common emoticons and the faces that they would match up with. It is successful in conveying the extremities and triteness of the digital faces since the "human" faces are so distorted and comical. I think it could be enhanced by color. The format works well as it is simple and leaves out any confusion as to which faces is being compared.
Sydney is a Tumblr user who has been posting her text conversations with her mother online. | This Is What Happens When You Text Your Mom Nothing But Frozen Screencaps