17 Jul 2019

Emojis in the workplace

From The Panel, 4:48 pm on 17 July 2019

A survey of more than 2000 Kiwis has found nearly of third said their perception of people changed when they used emojis at work.

And of those, 59 per cent found they saw people as warmer and friendlier when they used emojis. But they can also be misinterpreted.

We talk to Miriam Meyerhoff, professor of linguistics at Victoria University of Wellington, about using emojis in the workplace.