Emofaces.com is created by Marijn Kampf. He has been publishing his creations online since 1998. Born in the Netherlands in 1978, he is currently living in Tramore, Ireland after having lived Cardiff, Wales for three years.
Read about the history of emofaces.com. Formerly known as smiley-faces.com and smiling-faces.com.
Rather than add another version of the smiley face history to the annals, I've listed all the sources I could find.
This page shows a collection of how people use designs from Emofaces.com in a creative way.