Guys’ and Girls’ Most Popular Emojis on Valentine’s Day Say So Much
Ever since the dawn of smileys, the winky face has had the ability to take a completely casual text into something that feels like the digital version of someone uncomfortably staring at your boobs.
But now, guys don’t have to rely on a semi-colon and a parenthesis to be creepy, they have all-new ways to “flirt” through cyberspace.
Case in point, their choice in emojis.
In fact, in data from Facebook Messenger, they found that guys are 1.3x more likely to send this emoji:
I never thought there was an emoji that embodied guys’ cluelessness when making a move until now. Naturally, dudes are all too quick to use it. Can they stop being such eager beavers for once?
Sure, the emoji could also make you think of a girl who’s surprised with a kiss on the cheek from her sweetie. But it’s telling that girls’ most used emoji is this one instead:
Because girls are more elusive. They admire and send kisses from afar, they don’t run into your lap and attack you with sloppy kisses like a dog would.