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Episode Info: You can't see their faces, you can't see their hands, you can't hear their voices. But somehow, you still know how people are feeling when they communicate with you online. How does that work? 🤔 In this episode, I'm speaking to Dr Monica Riordan. She's an emoji expert and researcher who designs and conducts studies into how people express their feelings online. Here's the tweet I mentioned in the episode. How would you read it? a dog person!?!? (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻— Christian Cable (@christiancable) July 11, 2019 Insights: We impose our own meaning on what other people write and imagine what they would look and sound like if they said this. When your friends and language partners type in casual language that's difficult to's because you're doing well! Emoji are limited in what they can express and insufficient for the full range of human emotions Emoji are also used as self-expression, rather than a means of communicating the message Emoji is not an international language: it can transcend linguistic differences but it can't do the same for cultural and social differences Support This Podcast Like all podcasts, the Fluent Show is supported by your online reviews and word of mouth. If you liked this episode, please tell someone about it. Click here to tweet about the show, go to your Podcasts app and leave us a review, or simply text a friend about the Fluent Show. Thank you!Special Guest: Monica Riordan.Sponsored By:italki: Get $10 USD in italki Credits with your first lesson purchase - no code required, click here to claim this offerLinks:A yerba mate emoji is coming, thanks to a passionate campaign — QuartzyHow Emojis took center stage in American pop cultureBBC - WebWise - What is netiquette?Beyond The Smiley Face: Communicating Affect Online with Dr — Monica's talk at Women in Language. Ticket required to view.BitmojiBecause Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language on
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