A UK firm creates emoji-based passcodes that are more secure than traditional four-digit numerical pins.
The British start-up is suggesting that replacing four-digit passcodes with a four-digit emoji string would be almost 500 times more secure.
So should we ditch or pins for smiley faces?
“memory expert” Tony Buzan, who says that an emoji passcode “plays to humans’ extraordinary ability to remember pictures, which is anchored in our evolutionary history”.
“We remember more information when it’s in pictorial form,” Buzan adds.