World Emoji Day 2021: 5 Fun Facts About Emojis in Singapore

It is no doubt that we use Emoji every single day, be it on WhatsApp, Facebook or Telegram.

Do you know that World Emoji Day falls on July 17 every year? Another fun fact that you should know is that emoji is a Japanese word that means picture word. When people can't express what they want to convey in words, they will often replace the texts with emojis.

We send text messages every day and it has become a part of our everyday life. Texts without emojis can sometimes sound solemn or boring. So many of us tend to end a sentence with emoji ๐Ÿ˜‚.

As part of World Emoji Day, Weekender will be sharing some fun facts on how emojis are commonly used in Singapore:

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2.Boomers Have Built Their Own Love Language out of These Emojis๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป ๐Ÿ‘ โค๏ธ

Boomers are people that fall into the age group of 45-65+ years old. The older generation may not always be comfortable showing affection in person, which is very common among Asians, but you can always tell how theyโ€™re feeling from their emojis.

You will be surprised to know that ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป ๐Ÿ‘ and โค๏ธ are the most popular for that age group, and this is how they express the love language of their generation.

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