World-renowned Harvard linguist Steven Pinker loves emoji, and you should too

There’s no shame in emoji love.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.techinsider.io

I guess it’s Steven Pinker day at TechCommGeekMom. I have to agree that I often will use emoji for the purposes that Pinker suggests in this article. My son finds that in situations where he is remote and trying to convey his feelings, he will use emoji quite a lot. The message still gets through to me in his text messaging. 

 

What do you think of emojis and how they are used? Add your thoughts to the comments below. 

–techcommgeekmom

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About TechCommGeekMom

Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has recently started her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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