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New survey shows with emoji confuse Americans the most

What are you most excited about when the latest smartphone launches? A better camera? A bigger screen? Well, 42% say it’s the new release of emojis that gets them feeling excited.  

That’s according to a new survey done by Preply asking over 1,000 Americans about the emojis that baffle them most. Key findings from the survey:

  • 62% are excited about finding the perfect emoji.
  • 78% of respondents confessed to being perplexed by someone else’s emoji usage.
  • A surprising 1-in-3 have seen a misinterpreted emoji create an uncomfortable situation.
  • The top three most confusing emojis are 💁, 💸 and 💅


Take a look at the full survey to see more emojis that make the list.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.