What is emoji for ‘I’m broke’?

Auckland City Harbour News - - YOUR PAPER, YOUR PLACE - ROB STOCK

Sad-faced emoji + In­sta­gram sym­bol + err, what’s the emoji for no money?

OK, me try­ing to write a money col­umn in emoji was doomed to fail.

It may be the lan­guage of the fu­ture, but I’m not flu­ent in it.

What I was try­ing to say is so­cial me­dia sites like In­sta­gram can make young peo­ple un­happy, and keep them poor.

Ex­po­sure to fake life­styles, fake hap­pi­ness, fake gor­geous makes it hard to see your own life as great.

And that’s where the money prob­lem lies.

Young peo­ple aren’t be­ing tempted to keep up with the Jone­ses next door as we less bodyand style-con­scious older folk are.

They’re be­ing tempted to keep up with the fake Jone­ses’ life­styles pre­sented on YouTube, In­sta­gram and Twit­ter.

I learnt some new phrases for this from Sta­tus of Mind, a re­port from Bri­tain’s Royal So­ci­ety for Pub­lic Health (RSPH), con­cerned

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