Mike Sheffield

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Here’s why you should be using more emojis at work

As of publication date, there are a total of 3,304 active emojis being used in the Unicode Standard of Emoji 13.0. Emojis are ubiquitous, used in everything from texts and group chats to advertising campaigns and major motion pictures, but are they OK for work?

While prayer hands and heart-eyed cat faces might seem a bit unprofessional, a growing body of research suggests that there might be benefits to using emojis when carefully sprinkled into your daily work correspondences.

In this episode of Work Smarter, Alexandria Fontanez takes us through the sick sad world of emojis and explains how they might actually help you to communicate more clearly and intentionally with your fellow worker.