Direct from Asia, imported by Path and co-opted by Facebook, stickers are hitting the mainstream and becoming the new way people message every day.
An excited prickly pear holding a balloon. An anthropomorphic ice cream cone waving a piece of waffle while melting in the heat. Cartoonish gray tabby cat and Tumblr regular Pusheen, dressed as a unicorn, his smug face hit with wisps of his own luscious rainbow hair. All of these super-sized images are probably on your phone, ready to convey your complex feelings with the tap of a single button.