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Workplace Culture

Ellipses and emoji: How age affects communication at work

by Meghan McCarty Carino Oct 21, 2019
Do you know what signal your punctuation and shorthand are sending colleagues?
Using emoji at work can create miscommunication between generations.
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Marketplace Tech Blogs

Can you make money off of emoji?

by Molly Wood, Stephanie Hughes, and Shaheen Ainpour Jun 18, 2018
Emoji have sort of become the language of our lives but are they a business?
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That emoji you just tweeted could determine the next ad you see

by Peter Balonon-Rosen Feb 16, 2018
Cashing in on smiley faces ... or animals, vegetables, dancers...
Since 2016, Twitter has partnered with ad agencies to target people based on their emoji use.
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First there was "The Emoji Movie." Is Fruit Ninja next?

by Kai Ryssdal and Emily Henderson Jul 31, 2017
No. 1 at the box office this weekend was Christopher Nolan’s World War II film “Dunkirk.” Right behind it at No. 2 was “The Emoji Movie.” That’s right, a movie about those little pictures you use when you’re texting. It’s…

Even your manager thinks it’s OK to use emoji at work

by Jana Kasperkevic Jul 17, 2017
Just don’t go wild.
Batteries designed as emojis are displayed at the Philo booth at CES 2017.
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Kimojis, Sheenojis...Kaimojis?

by Kai Ryssdal May 26, 2016
Everyone's getting on the custom emoji bandwagon. Why not Kai?
Charlie Sheen is the latest celeb to put out a line of custom emojis.
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Final Note

Maybe it's time for more emoji equality

by Kai Ryssdal May 11, 2016
Some folks are suggesting that there should be more emojis representing women doing various jobs.
A selection of some proposed emojis. 
Unicode

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Facebook wants us to show some emotion

by Sally Herships Oct 9, 2015
The social network is testing a bunch of empathic emoji, including an angry face.
Final Note

Pope's U.S. trip brings about new emojis

by Kai Ryssdal Sep 24, 2015
There's one for each of the locations he's visiting.
Final Note

Microsoft put a new emoji in Windows 10

by Kai Ryssdal May 5, 2015
You could say it's a different type of bird.