If you are not a fan of emojis, you better start sending more eggplants, winky faces, and face palms because these could possibly save your relationship!
A linguistics expert has claimed that a simple emoji has the potential to save relationships, by preventing misunderstandings and helping men and women grasp each other’s underlying meaning better.
Yes someone actually has the amazing job of studying emojis usage.
Vyv Evans , a former professor of linguistics at Bangor University and editor of a journal on language and cognitive science believes that emojis are helping us to successfully convey our personalities. Emojis are so effective that Evans even wrote a book on it.
“The Emoji Code” explores the way that smiley faces and other similar symbols are transforming the way people communicate.
Evans wrote that men in particular benefit from texts containing emojis as it gives them a visible clue as to their other half’s tone and intention. Emojis also provides understanding that communicative intention is key to a harmonious relationship.
So start sending those thumbs up emojis now!