Are You Sending The Wrong Emoji Signals?

You think you know what they're saying... but do you really?

#1
25 Apr 2016

#1

What you think it means: Being in pain

What it means: Being embarrassed

#2
25 Apr 2016

#2

What you think it means: OMG!

What it means: Dead

 

#3
25 Apr 2016

#3

What you think it means: Explosion or fire cracker

What it means: Collision

 

#4
25 Apr 2016

#4

What you think it means: Superstar, celebrity status

What it means: A person who is dizzy

 

#5
25 Apr 2016

#5

What you think it means: Irritated/ speechless face

What it means: Emotionless face

 

#6
25 Apr 2016

#6

What you think it means: Happiness, excitement

What it means: Sex appeal

#7
25 Apr 2016

#7

What you think it means: Person doing pushups

What it means: Person bowing

#8
25 Apr 2016

#8

What you think it means: Whatever

What it means: Openness

#9
25 Apr 2016

#9

What you think it means: I'm a deodorant model

What it means: OK, all good

#10
25 Apr 2016

#10

What you think it means: Shy, demure face

What it means: Relieved face

#11
25 Apr 2016

#11

What you think it means: Pleasing, praying

What it means: Thank you

#12
25 Apr 2016

#12

What you think it means: Having-the-flu face

What it means: Sleeping face

Ahhh, emojis. Never a day goes by when we don't use them in our communication. But have you ever wondered if you're using the right ones to convey your emotions? Emojis, created in 1999 for Japanese mobile phones, are understandably steeped in that culture. So some tend to be subtle - and open to misinterpretation. Here are our favourite 12. How many of them surprised you?

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