MADRID, July 20 (Portaltic / EP) –
Emojis have found their place in digital communicationThey contribute to bringing interaction with other users closer, above language barriers, although there are still some of these that are not fully recognized, such as eggplant and peaches, two of the three most misunderstood emojis.
For Paul D. Hunt, genre designer at Adobe and a company representative at the Unicode Consortium, empathy is the most important aspect of communication, something that It goes beyond language and allows you to fully understand what the other person wants to say.
Given the abstraction that language can acquire in digital communication, without seeing the other person’s facial expressions or gestures, or hearing the tone of their voice, Hunt advocates that emojis can help. Communicate more deeply with the feeling behind the messages They are transmitted digitally, as revealed in Function and Adobe.
in this context, 88% of emoji users globally are more likely to sympathize with someone if they use an emoji, a fact that emerges from Adobe’s report on global emoji trends for 2021, which surveyed 7,000 people from the US, UK, Germany, France, Japan, Australia and South Korea.
More than half of global emoji users feel More comfortable expressing their feelings through emojis Compared to telephone conversations (55%) and personal conversations (51%).
According to Hunt, emojis give us the opportunity to stop and choose the right image to move How we feel and how we expect the other person to feel. More than half (55%) of users agree that using emojis in communications has had a positive impact on their mental health.
Breaking communication barriers
Adobe study collects that people love to use emojis to express themselves, and they even help people to do so Overcoming language barriers and making connections It would have been more difficult.
Thus, the majority of emoji users agree that emojis make it easier for them to express themselves (90%) and communicate across language barriers (89%), and for 67%, people who use emojis They are much friendlier and funnier than those who don’t.
76% say emoji It is an important tool in communication to create unity, respect and understanding towards others, a fact complemented by the response of 70 percent of users who agree that universal emojis can help يمكن Engage in positive conversations about relevant cultural and social topics.
Favorites and Most Understood
The tearful laughing face, the thumb, the red heart, the kissing face, and the tearful face are all presented as the five favorite emojis of users of these communicative elements.
However, there are three that have not found homogeneous acceptance at the global level: Eggplant, peach, and clown face are some of the most misunderstood emojis.