A mother is bringing attention to how emojis can be used as a secret code to purchase and sell drugs after she lost her son to a drug overdose.
No word would suffice to express the fluency with which these shorthand icons in texts and emails and on social media have become a language unto themselves. Find out how new symbols are added to the lexicon.
Merriam-Webster added more than 1,700 words to its dictionary, including "emoji," "net neutrality" and "meme." CBSN's Elaine Quijano and Meg Oliver have more.