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The emoji is the modern hieroglyph
Thousands of years after the Egyptians wrote the first hieroglyphic scripts, the spread of emoji seems to be bringing us back to a picture-based writing system. That may look like a retrograde step to a more primitive, childish form of communication. But it isn't, because both hieroglyphs and emoji are far more powerful than they appear.

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Emoji And Language

  • An Emoji is valuable as it conveys information by enacting it visually, unlike a language. What an emoji successfully conveys is often hard to convey in words.
  • Millennials find it ea...

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Hieroglyphics And Emoji

Hieroglyphics And Emoji

Hieroglyphics, the ancient picture-based writings used thousands of years ago by the Egyptians, were complete writing systems that could express complex ideas.

Modern-day Emoji, which is a ...

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