POLL DU JOUR
● 71 percent of Americans use emojis, GIFs and other “visual expressions” when they text on phones or mobile messaging apps.
● 69 percent say these expressions make them feel more connected to people.
● 65 percent use the symbols to express their personality or emotions.
● 59 percent are more comfortable expressing emotions with symbols rather then voicing them in a phone conversation.
Source: A Harris/Tenor poll of 2,057 U.S. adults conducted May 24-26 and released Tuesday.