We enter a new state in human language development
We’re in a new phase of language development,
More and more graphical representations, such as emojis, gifs, stickers, and memes are being incorporated into language used online.
Source : What communicating only in emoji taught me about language in the digital age, August 31, 2016, Quartz
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Ancestral life had no homework, no boss, no civil servants, no academic grades, no conversation with the dean, no consultant with an MBA, no table of procedure, no application form, no trip to New Jersey, no grammatical stickler, no conversation with someone boring you: all life was random stimuli and nothing, good or bad, ever felt like work. Dangerous, yes, but boring, never.