Men and Women View Emojis Differently

A study published in the journal, Computers in Human Behavior, surveyed people who were ages 17 to 35, said those surveyed mainly use emoji to message friends, partners and relatives. The study also found that woman tended to see emojis as showing more intense positive or negative emotions than men.

Examples of this include a surprised face with eyebrows raised looked slightly positive to men and slightly negative to women; the neutral face with a line for a mouth looked neutral to men but negative to women; and when both men and woman agreed an emoji was positive, such as a smiley face, women saw it as more positive

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