From CBS News:
"Emoji are popular particularly in mobile communication because it's about a shift towards doing conversational interactive communication over text messaging," University of California, Irvine professor Mimi Ito said.
 
Full transcript unavailable. Video available at:
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/new-diverse-emojis-introduced-by-apple-following-criticism/

 

© UC Irvine School of Social Sciences - 3151 Social Sciences Plaza, Irvine, CA 92697-5100 - 949.824.2766