New research suggests that using smiley face emojis in work emails could jeopardize your career. Researchers from university in Israel report that people inserting emojis in work-related mail are likely to be deemed stupid and incompetent. researchers conducted experiments on 549 professionals from 29 different countries to gauge their reaction to emojis. professionals had to "evaluate both competence and warmth" of e-mail writer. Dr Ella Glikson said: "Our findings provide first-time evidence that, contrary to actual smiles, smileys do not increase perceptions of warmth and actually decrease perceptions of competence." She added: "In formal business e-mails, a smiley is not smile."
Other research has also shown that emojis are often misunderstood. Some of this misunderstanding is related to how reader or viewer interprets emoji design. In other cases, there is technological problem. emoji that was typed in by writer is not shown in same way in e-mail received and read by reader. This happens when the writer and reader of email do not use same software or operating system for their devices. Emojis originated on Japanese mobile phones in late 1990s. They quickly spread in popularity and now more than six billion of them are sent every day around the world. There is even World Emoji Day, which is celebrated on July 17th every year.