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Disruptions:
Texting Your Feelings,
Symbol by Symbol

New York Times, by Nick Bilton

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Posted By:Rafter, 8/20/2013 3:17:08 PM

I recently had to sit my friend down for a modern-day digital intervention. [snip] The woman Michael was courting would type sweet nothings to him using emoji icons — a lady dancing, high heels or a martini with an olive — and this is where things went awry. Michael would respond with the “thumbs up” emoji, a hand that looks as if it belongs to an inflated cartoon character. [snip] The woman confided to me and a friend that she believed that based on his use of emoji, Michael was clearly not interested in her and just wanted to be

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This came out yesterday (Monday) afternoon... and did not turn up on a "Search" of Lucianne´s.
It´s so vital... this kind of dater data is just what our set of readers really needs. It´s an intervention for all of us collectively, since "emoji" come from Japanese middle schoolers originally, and we must become multicultural... It´s a Diversity Thing... and it´s not fully "outdated"... is it? ahem...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/20/2013 3:46:15 PM     (No. 9482964)

This fellow Michael ought to look for a more mature girl. This one sounds like she has the brains of a 7th grader.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: 4poster, 8/21/2013 12:25:54 PM     (No. 9484347)

So in this electronic age, we go back to the equivalent of cave drawings to tell a story.

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