The $500m smiley face business | Curio

The $500m smiley face business

12 mins | Jun 16, 2019

A symbol that transcends language and culture, as important in the age of the internet as it was in its 1960s advent, the smiley is here to stay. But where did it come from and who is it making a millionaire? Zachary Crockett, writing in the Hustle, recounts the unlike story of this ubiquitous icon.

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