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Is it bad form to send an emoji to your boss?

92 percent of online consumers use emojis. But is it a bad idea to use them in conversation with your boss? Emojis are basically silly cartoons, beloved by serial texters—not exactly the kind of communication one should adopt in a professional setting. But others say as long as you're not working in a super conservative environment or sending inappropriate emojis, it's 2018—this is how people communicate now. Is it bad form to send an emoji to your boss? 🤔

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Whoa, turns out that although users usually intend emojis to be friendly or funny, in a professional setting, they can translate to incompetence 😱

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Fast Company offers an actual guide to how to use emojis at work. They think it's fine, but encourage you to use your judgment. If your boss is a more straight-laced type, avoid getting too silly ⛔️

A recent study found that nearly half (41%) of workers use emojis in professional communications. And among the senior managers polled, 61% said it’s fine, at least in some situations.
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Check yourself before you wreck yourself 😵

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Others say emojis are fine. They are like words: just choose wisely when you're in a professional setting.

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