By 2015, 74 per cent of Americans were using emojis, with an average of 93 per day. Photo: Shutterstock By 2015, 74 per cent of Americans were using emojis, with an average of 93 per day. Photo: Shutterstock
By 2015, 74 per cent of Americans were using emojis, with an average of 93 per day. Photo: Shutterstock

They are the pictures that replaced 1,000 words, but have emojis improved our communication skills?

Our brains are now processing emojis as emotional communication and not words – changing our mood to match the pictograph we are sending or receiving

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By 2015, 74 per cent of Americans were using emojis, with an average of 93 per day. Photo: Shutterstock By 2015, 74 per cent of Americans were using emojis, with an average of 93 per day. Photo: Shutterstock
By 2015, 74 per cent of Americans were using emojis, with an average of 93 per day. Photo: Shutterstock
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