Listen guys, I think I’m ready to make a confession. I love emoji and use them habitually. There, I said it! I know what you’re thinking, “Roman, stop being childish. Emoji are silly.” Well, I just can’t help myself. ?♂️ How am I supposed to NOT use them when they’re so great at enhancing online communication by adding an extra layer of meaning? As expected, this sentiment isn’t universally shared. Let’s see what both sides of the argument have say then.READ THE FULL ARTICLE
Humans are visual creatures. It’s debatable which of our five fundamental senses is the most important one, however, I’d say being able to process the light coming into our eyes helps us understand and interact with the environment to a greater degree than the other perceptional functions. Language started as a sound system (hearing) but it was quickly translated into a much needed visual form. The latter has since been molded into various styles, emoji being the particular one I’d like to discuss in this post. Come with me.