• Corpus ID: 16219361

Characterising the inventive appropriation of emoji as relationally meaningful in mediated close personal relationships

@inproceedings{Kelly2015CharacterisingTI,
  title={Characterising the inventive appropriation of emoji as relationally meaningful in mediated close personal relationships},
  author={Ryan Kelly and Leon Adam Watts},
  year={2015}
}
Emoji are two-dimensional pictographs that were originally designed to convey emotion between participants in text-based conversation. This paper draws on interview data to identify ways in which emoji have been appropriated in pursuit of relationally meaningful behaviours in contemporary messaging applications. We suggest that the presence of appropriable tools like emoji might influence the selection of a communication channel for particular types of mediated conversation. 

Figures from this paper

Emoticons in Relational Writing Practices on WhatsApp: Some Reflections on Gender
This chapter aims to study the linguistic conventions of use of emoticons in several WhatsApp communities, focusing specifically on gender differences in adults’ interactions. Several methodological
Sender-intended functions of emojis in US messaging
TLDR
It is shown that the social and linguistic function of emojis are complex and varied, and that supporting emojiis can facilitate important conversational functions.
Are you emoji savvy? Exploring nonverbal communication through emojis
Courses: Undergraduate courses in interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, relational communication, computer-mediated communication (CMC), and intercultural communication, as well as
Oh that's what you meant!: reducing emoji misunderstanding
TLDR
An interactive study using a two-dimensional emotion space to investigate the variation in people's interpretation of emoji and their interpretation of corresponding Android and iOS emoji, which shows variations between people's ratings within and across platforms.
Emoji rhetoric: a social media influencer perspective
ABSTRACT Social media require a marketing rhetoric that embraces emerging language use and shifting communication norms. Emojis have become quintessential elements of social media communication; yet,
Aggressiveness of emojis before the court: a sociosemiotic interpretation
ABSTRACT Emojis, used evidentially as any language is used in communication, have posed new challenges for courts to adopt emojis as evidence beyond the traditional mode of speech and communication
Examining the "Global" Language of Emojis: Designing for Cultural Representation
TLDR
This study uses a combination of methods to examine how emojis are adopted and perceived by individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and 45 countries, pointing to the existence of a cultural gap between user perceptions and the current emoji standard.
Emoticons vs. Emojis on Twitter: A Causal Inference Approach
TLDR
This paper attempts to shed light on whether the adoption of emojis causes individual users to employ fewer emoticons in their text on Twitter, using a matching approach from causal inference.
Use and Interpretation of Emoji in Electronic-Mediated Communication: A Survey
TLDR
The results of a survey conducted among students and staff of a large Spanish university on the use of emoticons and emoji and their interpretation confirm the preference for emoji over emoticons.
Mapping Emoji Usage Among Youth
Emoji is now a popular inclusion in technology-mediated communication and a part of everyday expression of users. Yet, there is a dearth of scientifically designed research studies focussing on the
...
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 11 REFERENCES
The Impacts of Emoticons on Message Interpretation in Computer-Mediated Communication
TLDR
The results indicate that emoticons’ contributions were outweighed by verbal content, but a negativity effect appeared such that any negative message aspect—verbal or graphic—shifts message interpretation in the direction of the negative element.
Functions of the Nonverbal in CMC: Emoticons and Illocutionary Force
The term 'emoticons'—short for 'emotion icons'—refers to graphic signs, such as the smiley face, that often accompany computer-mediated textual communication. They are most often characterized as
Is 'Additional' Effort Always Negative?: Understanding Discretionary Work in Interpersonal Communications
TLDR
This paper makes use of interview data to illustrate the ongoing research on how people invest discretionary effort when using communication technologies in personal relationships and describes early findings that have the potential to extend current knowledge on the value of effort in communications.
Beyond reciprocity: gratitude and relationships in everyday life.
TLDR
The authors examined the role of naturally occurring gratitude in college sororities during a week of gift-giving from older members to new members, and found that gratitude during the week predicted future relationship outcomes.
Butler lies from both sides: actions and perceptions of unavailability management in texting
TLDR
Analysis of messages and explanations suggests that butler lies play a relational role that is expected by both parties in a dialog, and participants are not very accurate in identifyingbutler lies.
Forms and Functions of Intimate Play in Personal Relationships
Two studies are reported on intimate play in same-sex friendships and in opposite-sex romantic relationships. In Study 1, a typology of eight play forms was derived: private verbal coding,
Designing for appropriation
TLDR
This paper presents some guidelines for appropriation based on their own experience and published literature and demonstrates their use in two case studies.
Social Sharing of Emotions on Facebook: Channel Differences, Satisfaction, and Replies
TLDR
Investigating how social media properties such as visibility and directedness affect how people share emotions in Facebook, and their satisfaction after doing so suggests the need for designs that help people receive valuable responses to their shared emotions.
Basics Of Qualitative Research
Basics of qualitative research , Basics of qualitative research , کتابخانه دیجیتال جندی شاپور اهواز
Meet Shigetaka Kurita, the Father of Emoji
  • 2014
...
...