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  • Emojis come to the workplace
  • Emojis come to the workplace
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Emojis come to the workplace

Group messaging phenomenon Slack serves over half a million workers every day as a replacement for email, improving communication, transparency and productivity. Now, the service has added emoji-based reactions to its offering – but what’s the purpose of this playful move?



  • Emoji passwords are coming Emoji passwords are coming

    UK banking service Intelligent Environments is introducing extra security to PIN codes, letting users access online accounts using emojis. With 480 times more permutations than traditional four digit codes, an emoji system is certainly secure. But is it a simple gimmick, or will it catch on?

  • Domino’s lets you order pizza with a tweet Domino’s lets you order pizza with a tweet

    What are you doing when you browse through Twitter? Chatting with friends? Perusing your feed for the latest news story or celebrity brawl? Retweeting a meme? Domino’s now wants the social platform’s 302 million active users to start ordering their pizza from there, too.

  • Article image How emojis make digital communication more human

    With just 7% of communication being attributed to spoken words, and the remainder down to body language and tone of voice, it’s easy to see why communicating online has been described as cold and impersonal. Emoticons, emoji and stickers are helping make digital communication a bit more human.

  • Article image LINE: say it with stickers

    While WhatsApp wins over the West and WeChat conquers China, messaging app LINE has taken Japan by storm. With 400 million users worldwide, and 52 million in Japan alone, LINE's bright and vibrant customisable stickers are hugely popular – but can they really replace text?