Gap Fill - Smiley Face Emojis - Level 6


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New suggests that using smiley face emojis in work emails could jeopardize your . Researchers from a university in Israel report that people inserting emojis in work-related are to be deemed stupid and incompetent. The researchers conducted on 549 professionals from 29 different countries to gauge their to emojis. The professionals had to "evaluate both the and warmth" of the e-mail writer. Dr Ella Glikson said: "Our findings provide first-time that, contrary to actual smiles, smileys do not increase perceptions of warmth and actually decrease perceptions of competence." She added: "In business e-mails, a smiley is not a ."

Other has also shown that emojis are often misunderstood. Some of this misunderstanding is related to how the reader or viewer interprets the emoji . In other , there is a technological problem. The emoji that was typed in by the writer is not shown in the way in the e-mail received and read by the . This happens when the writer and reader of an email do not use the same or operating system for their devices. Emojis originated on Japanese mobile phones in the 1990s. They quickly spread in and now more than six of them are sent every day around the world. There is a World Emoji Day, which is celebrated on July the 17th every year.

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