Emoticons
28 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Will Anthony
Scoop.it!

Are emoticons shaping our language? :-) - SFGate (blog)

Are emoticons shaping our language? :-) - SFGate (blog) | Emoticons | Scoop.it
Are emoticons shaping our language? :-)
SFGate (blog)
Called Stickers, these emoticons were born out of more than two years of research into the compassion of Facebook members, then fine-tuned by scientists specializing in human facial expressions.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Will Anthony from Eclectic Technology
Scoop.it!

The Innovative Educator: Emoticons Enhance Expression :)

The Innovative Educator: Emoticons Enhance Expression :) | Emoticons | Scoop.it

Some critics of text messaging feel it is ineffective communication because it is void of emotion, lacking the message enhancements that tone of voice and nonverbal expression provide...In addition to needing to find the right word to convey emotions a whole new means of communicating feelings and emotions has developed for use with texting called emoticons. Emoticons are symbols used to represent feelings.


Via Beth Dichter
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Anthony
Scoop.it!

Online vs Face to Face Communication

My Virtual worlds and social isolation project for my CAS83 class at Penn State University.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Anthony
Scoop.it!

Your emoticon addiction may actually make people like you more - New Statesman

Your emoticon addiction may actually make people like you more - New Statesman | Emoticons | Scoop.it
New Statesman Your emoticon addiction may actually make people like you more New Statesman Australian psychologist Dr Owen Churches and his coauthors at Flinders University and the University of South Australia recruited 28 participants and...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Will Anthony from Eclectic Technology
Scoop.it!

The Innovative Educator: Emoticons Enhance Expression :)

The Innovative Educator: Emoticons Enhance Expression :) | Emoticons | Scoop.it

Some critics of text messaging feel it is ineffective communication because it is void of emotion, lacking the message enhancements that tone of voice and nonverbal expression provide...In addition to needing to find the right word to convey emotions a whole new means of communicating feelings and emotions has developed for use with texting called emoticons. Emoticons are symbols used to represent feelings.


Via Beth Dichter
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Anthony
Scoop.it!

Smiley face? Facebook adds emoticons to status updates

Smiley face? Facebook adds emoticons to status updates | Emoticons | Scoop.it
Action icons also added, including eating, reading, watching, and drinking
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Will Anthony from Creative teaching and learning
Scoop.it!

Emoticons are rewiring the way our brains work

Emoticons are rewiring the way our brains work | Emoticons | Scoop.it

"The most basic of emoticons, such as :-) and :-(, are changing the way in which our brains work ..."

©


Via Leona Ungerer
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Anthony
Scoop.it!

Human brain reacts to emoticons as real faces - Telegraph.co.uk

Human brain reacts to emoticons as real faces - Telegraph.co.uk | Emoticons | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Human brain reacts to emoticons as real faces Telegraph.co.uk Churches found that the same reaction occurred when 20 participants in a study were shown emoticons, but only when they were viewed in the traditional, left-to-right...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Anthony
Scoop.it!

Importance of face to face communication

I used this for my blog to show why face to face value is better than using words on a screen.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Will Anthony from Thinking, Learning, and Laughing
Scoop.it!

Emoticons Turn 30: A Brief History

Emoticons Turn 30: A Brief History | Emoticons | Scoop.it

Emoticons — or emotional icons — while annoying to some and useful to others, have a rather rich history.

:)  and :D 


Via Helen Teague
more...
No comment yet.