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

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

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