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Twitter to guide users on misuse of Emojis on World Emoji Day

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As part of the celebration of the ‘World Emoji Day’ on Saturday, July 17, Twitter is introducing ‘ Twitter’ s How Guide’ to discourage the misinterpretations and use of Emojis.

In today’s society, emojis are almost indispensable in daily messages. When words fall short, tweets are supplemented with an emoji.

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But did you know that we often misuse and misinterpret emojis?

These are ten of the most misused emojis.

Did you know that…

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… 😝 means that something is hilarious, but is often used to demonstrate disgust or dislike?
… 💫 is often used as a shooting star, but is actually a symbol for vertigo?
… 💁🏼‍♀️ is used when someone’s being sassy, but is meant to show a woman tipping her hand as if she’s carrying a tray of drinks?
Sassy, yes. But the tray is missing right?

… 😕 is often used when someone is sad, but is meant to show confusion?
… 🌰 is not an acorn but a chestnut?
… 🤗 is used to show excitement and happiness, but is actually meant to be reaching for a hug?

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Sure, you might have gotten a hug if we didn’t have to live with Covid …

… 📛 is a nameplate? In practice, this emoji is often used as a sea of flames.
… 🙆🏽‍♂️ this emoji doesn’t represent dancing or cheering, but is actually gesturing that you’re ok?
… 😪 this emoji isn’t meant to be sad, it’s expressing exhaustion?
… 🍵 this isn’t a bowl of soup, but a cup of Japanese matcha tea?
Sad or exhausted by this possibility, Don?

Great. Enjoy your tea, Siba!

Which emoji have you been using wrong all this time?

Source: Starrfm.com.gh

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