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Here's How iPhone Emojis Look Like On Android Devices

We all have noticed the change in emojis with the change in Operating System. An emoji from Android phone which appears like 'let's dance' might look like 'we should date each other' on an Apple device. And this is just one example!

A research was done on 304 people where they were asked to rate emojis from strongly negative to strongly positive, angry or say, happy or excited. The results were amusing, and even noteworthy at times. One thing was clear from the study though: Change of emojis from one OS platform to another is somehow leading to miscommunication.       

Here's How iPhone Emojis Look Like On Android Devices

Here's How iPhone Emojis Look Like On Android Devices

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The emoticons you send from your iPhone might be *wildly* different from your friends' android phones.

The emoticons you send from your iPhone might be *wildly* different from your friends' android phones.

A research paper shows that people interpret emojis differently when the platform changes

A research paper shows that people interpret emojis differently when the platform changes

The paper's co-author, Hannah Miller and team asked 304 people how they feel about different emojis.

The paper’s co-author, Hannah Miller and team asked 304 people how they feel about different emojis.

Miller is a Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota and has successfully come out with the result that an emoji sent from an iPhone to a Google Nexus might be treated differently by both the receiver and the sender.

To begin with:

To begin with:

"The study was inspired by some personal experiences," Miller said. "This particular topic came from the fact that if I wrote something on my phone or browser, I saw different emoji each time I looked."

Now you know the difference!

Now you know the difference!

The paper will be published by AAAI International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media in May 2016.

The paper will be published by AAAI International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media in May 2016.

The above emoji was described as 'stop' during the research while others described as 'pray' or 'praise. Now you know what I'm talking about!

And the results may be shocking!

And the results may be shocking!

According to the paper, the Google version of the emoji as 'blissfully happy' is seen as 'ready to fight' by Apple users, the Unicode character being exactly the same!

I bet this has happened to you too!

I bet this has happened to you too!

I guess we need a 'one word one emoji font' from now onward. Agree?

Now you know why she didn't reply your messages studded with emojis?

Now you know why she didn't reply your messages studded with emojis?

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