Using the smiley face emoji at work makes coworkers think you’re dumb 🙂


It has been scientifically proven that the more you smile the more people like you, but it turns out this this pattern might not necessarily translate all that well in the language of emoji. Researchers from the University of Amsterdam, the University of Haifa and the Ben-Gurion University in Israel have discovered that using smiley face emoticons in formal business communication could be causing your colleagues and customers to doubt your brains. “Our findings provide first-time evidence that, contrary to actual smiles, smileys do not increase perceptions of warmth and actually decrease perceptions of competence,” Ben-Gurion’s post-doctorate fellow Dr. Ella…This story continues at The Next Web by Mix #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/insider/2017/08/15/smiley-face-emoji-unhappy-pissed/

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