Oxford’s 2015 Word of the Year


That’sย right– Oxford Dictionary’s Word of Year of 2015 is an emoji.๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

Emojis are widely used in these years and are popular among not only teens but also older generations all around the world — even Hillary Clinton use emojis on solicited feedback in the form of emojis.

This year Oxford University Press have partnered with leading mobile technology business SwiftKey to explore which emoji was most used. They found that the ๐Ÿ˜‚makes up 20% of all the emoji use in UK and 17% in US.

With the increasing use of emojis and stickers, there seems to be a new digital language emerging.

Here’s the link


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