Due to its popularity, Opera will now allow users to use emoji-based web addresses, being the first browser to allow searches with emoticons
Several years Google has become the most used browser worldwide, however its competition has presented new functions that allow it to attract more users.
Such was the case with Opera which announced that it will allow users to use emoji-based web addresses. It is the first browser that allows you to use emoticons to search for a site.
In this way users will be able to add more than numbers and letters in the address bar and now they can be expressed in a different way on the internet.
To make the integration of emojis possible, the company partnered with yachta firm that sells URLs composed of emojis.
In accordance with Opera their intention is to bring a new level of creativity to the internet”. Jorgen Arnesen, executive vice president of mobile phones at Opera, pointed out that in the 30 years since the www was launched to the public, there have been no major innovations in this field.
“Nearly 30 years have passed since the World Wide Web was released to the public, and there hasn’t been much innovation in the web linking space: people still include .com in their URLs”
yacht He explained that the use of emojis will allow users to personalize their identity on the Internet, which would help them have a better online presence.
“Yat emoji web addresses in Opera will no longer have to be followed by ‘y.at’, and embedded emojis will now automatically link to the appropriate Yat page”
Opera He noted that the emojis that will be incorporated are available for browsers that work on Windows, Mac, iOS and Android.
According to the browser, from Monday, February 14, people will already be able to use emojis.