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An Analysis of the Emojiís Impact on the Language and Expressions of Youth on Social Media

Faryal Qureshi, Shagufta Gul, HaleemaAkber, Dr. Zainab Qazi, Zubaida Shakir.

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The enormous growth of internet gave birth to a sign language in digital textual communication called emoticons, which late evolved to present colorful emojiís. Now emojiís have become the shortest way of expressing feelings in textual communication. The aim of this study was to find the impact of emojiís on peopleís language, thoughts and expressions in social media, and their day-to-day life. The tools used in this research was questionnaires. Data was represented graphically. Total of 130 participants between the age group of 16-35 participated. The result of the findings highlighted that increased use of emojiís in digital communication on social media has transformed it into a type of colorful friendly interface, besides reducing the use of written language on social media. Emojiís serve as a tool which express a personís expression, thought and feelings in text messages. And it has now turned into a necessity without which conversation seems boring and less colorful.

Key words: Emojis, forms of expressions, youth,social media, language, CMC.


 
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Faryal Qureshi, Shagufta Gul, HaleemaAkber, Dr. Zainab Qazi, Zubaida Shakir. An Analysis of the Emojiís Impact on the Language and Expressions of Youth on Social Media. EEO. 2021; 20(5): 2409-2425. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.263


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Faryal Qureshi, Shagufta Gul, HaleemaAkber, Dr. Zainab Qazi, Zubaida Shakir. An Analysis of the Emojiís Impact on the Language and Expressions of Youth on Social Media. http://ilkogretim-online.org//?mno=62150 [Access: April 09, 2021]. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.263


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Faryal Qureshi, Shagufta Gul, HaleemaAkber, Dr. Zainab Qazi, Zubaida Shakir. An Analysis of the Emojiís Impact on the Language and Expressions of Youth on Social Media. EEO. 2021; 20(5): 2409-2425. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.263



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Faryal Qureshi, Shagufta Gul, HaleemaAkber, Dr. Zainab Qazi, Zubaida Shakir. An Analysis of the Emojiís Impact on the Language and Expressions of Youth on Social Media. EEO. (2021), [cited April 09, 2021]; 20(5): 2409-2425. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.263



Harvard Style

Faryal Qureshi, Shagufta Gul, HaleemaAkber, Dr. Zainab Qazi, Zubaida Shakir (2021) An Analysis of the Emojiís Impact on the Language and Expressions of Youth on Social Media. EEO, 20 (5), 2409-2425. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.263



Turabian Style

Faryal Qureshi, Shagufta Gul, HaleemaAkber, Dr. Zainab Qazi, Zubaida Shakir. 2021. An Analysis of the Emojiís Impact on the Language and Expressions of Youth on Social Media. Elementary Education Online, 20 (5), 2409-2425. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.263



Chicago Style

Faryal Qureshi, Shagufta Gul, HaleemaAkber, Dr. Zainab Qazi, Zubaida Shakir. "An Analysis of the Emojiís Impact on the Language and Expressions of Youth on Social Media." Elementary Education Online 20 (2021), 2409-2425. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.263



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Faryal Qureshi, Shagufta Gul, HaleemaAkber, Dr. Zainab Qazi, Zubaida Shakir. "An Analysis of the Emojiís Impact on the Language and Expressions of Youth on Social Media." Elementary Education Online 20.5 (2021), 2409-2425. Print. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.263



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Faryal Qureshi, Shagufta Gul, HaleemaAkber, Dr. Zainab Qazi, Zubaida Shakir (2021) An Analysis of the Emojiís Impact on the Language and Expressions of Youth on Social Media. Elementary Education Online, 20 (5), 2409-2425. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.263








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