Anyone who’s ever received or sent a text message knows how easily the medium lends itself to misinterpretation. Some people overcompensate for this by spiking their missives with exclamation points. Others rely on GIFs. Or emojis. Or a jaunty combination of all three.
But do these accoutrements make any difference at all?
Turns out, they do—especially when it comes to emojis.