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Can you imagine texting without emojis?

74 percent of Americans use emojis every day. Cultural observers say these tiny, silly cartoon symbols have swiftly become an essential aspect of our lives. Some scoff and say emojis are for kids, but many adults claim they can express themselves better with an image than through words. Others argue over-reliance on emojis could make us less adept at writing. Can you imagine texting without emojis? 💅 😘 💩

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We live in a day and age where emoji use has become paramount across all ages and backgrounds. 

“They have become a standard part of communication, because naturally everyone would prefer to express themselves in better way, briefly, effectively and clearly. Emojis do all of that.”
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The Los Angeles Times hails emojis as a massive communication breakthrough: 74 percent of Americans use emojis every day.

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 Others argue emojis are destroying the world.

Dumb used to be an accident. Now it’s a goal. No matter how complicated something might be, someone is reducing it to a tiny cartoon.
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Some linguists caution that we may be losing our ability to articulate our feelings with words.

The ability to convey tone and emotion through text, without resorting to illustration, is one of the key challenges of writing. It’s what makes someone a good writer rather than an effective artist or illustrator. 
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