Pixar Artist Designs New Facebook Emoticons

Pixar Artist Designs New Facebook Emoticons

Matt Jones is creating a set of digital images that reflect more complex or subtle emotions.

Emma Hutchings
  • 11 february 2013

Pixar story artist Matt Jones is working on a broader range of emoticons for Facebook, so we can express more subtle and complex emotions online using the simple images.

BuzzFeed reports that Jones was set this task by UC Berkeley psychologist Dacher Keltner, after he heard about Pixar’s research into facial expressions for their new film by Pete Docter. Keltner had just started work with Facebook to improve their emoticons and approached Pixar, which is how he met Jones.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.