Have you ever gotten a text that didn't make sense? Maybe the embedded emojis were to blame. As more emojis appear on our phones, the emotions they convey becomes more specific and nuanced. Many of these emojis are being misused in texts because we misunderstand each's purpose. Here are 22 of these emojis and their real meanings.
Produced by Rob Ludacer. Original Reporting by Gus Lubin and Skye Gould.
Social network announces global availability of Reactions, a collection of emojis designed to convey more nuanced emotions than a "like" button can deliver.
Social network releases Reactions, its collection of emojis designed to convey more nuanced emotions than the "like" button delivers.
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