Adobe has published a trend report on how people in the United States use emojis. The company surveyed 5,000 people. The results may surprise you. 😉

Here are a few of the findings:

  • The majority of respondents 88%) report they are more likely to feel empathetic toward someone if they use an emoji.
  • Three-quarters (75%) of the respondents feel more connected to people who use emoji.
  • More than half (60%) of the respondents agree using emoji in their communications has improved their mental health.
  • Half of respondents said they are likely to respond to a message if it contains an emoji (50%).
  • Almost all (92%) of the respondents agree emojis can communicate across language barriers. 

To read the full report, please click here.

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