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9 emojis you've been using wrong and their actual meanings

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Cover picture for the articleOver the past several years, emojis have become an integral part of popular culture, so much so that the Oxford Dictionary named the face with tears of joy emoji as the 2015 Word of the Year. Emojis are perhaps the easiest way to express yourself or send a pointed message without actually using any words or text. But, while you may think you're sending a clear message, it's possible the person on the other end is interpreting it completely differently — because actual, or intended, meanings of certain emojis tend to be very different from how they're popularly used. Here are six emojis that have taken on their own meanings, according to Unicode:
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