It’s a fact that humans are super social creatures. We’re compelled to connect with others, be it through a shared hobby, a night on the town, or something as simple as a smiley face. That’s why it’s hard to imagine the world without emojis those little smiley faces we use to express ourselves. Some people use emojis for fun to brighten up a text or to show their friends a good time but some people are using them to help them with their mental health.
Emoji is a pictorial language that is used for communication on digital devices. Most popular uses of emoji are on messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, WeChat, iMessage, and Slack. While communicating via heart text symbol might sound like a novelty at first, it takes a lot more than the beautiful pictures we see on our phones to make an emotional connection. That is why emoji isn’t a passing trend it’s here to stay.
Using Emojis and Emoticons While Texting
Emoticons and emojis are used to spice up a text message and make it more fun. Especially with the use of text smileys, it is easy to playfully express your feelings. However, people are using them incorrectly. In fact, many people think that the reason behind text smileys and emoticons being used incorrectly is because people are not sure how to use them correctly.
Emojis are a great way to convey emotions and feelings in a text message. For example, if you wanted to tell someone that you were angry but did not want to appear that way, you could use the angry emoji to get the message across without pissing off the person you are speaking to.
Did you know that you can express your emotions while texting without using words at all? You can accomplish this by using emoticons or emojis. You can use them together or separately to better express your feelings to the recipient.
Importance of Emoji in Conversation
These days, it seems like emoji have replaced the conventional words as the primary mode of communication on the internet. Texting, tweeting, facebooking, snapchatting, and instagramming have become a way of life, and there is no doubt that you do it too.
So, what’s the big deal with these little pictures that have taken over our lives? For one, they’re more expressive than words. When you are in a time crunch, or feel like just not saying anything at all, emoji let you say what you want without having to type out a full sentence. It also allows people to better express what they’re thinking or feeling, especially if they have trouble finding the right words.