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Author Dean Foster is an intercultural expert and has experience working with cultures all around the world. He is a contributing author to many prominent publications. This post was orignially featured on the Society for Human Resource Management's blog. To view the post, click here.Read more. . .
If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is a tiny, colorful icon worth? Emojis are small pictures depicting emotions, objects, places, people, animals, symbols, and so on. According to the BBC, these icons were first included in the Apple iPhone keyboard in 2011, although emojis had been in use in Japan since the 1990s. Now, there are around 2,666 recognized emojis. To celebrate World Emoji Day (July 17), let's look at how some emojis can be percieved differently across cultures.Read more. . .
Nicole Barile is the Director of Intercultural Services at Dwellworks. This article was originally published here.Read more. . .
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