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Emoji Usage Across Platforms: A Case Study for the Charlottesville Event

@inproceedings{Mahajan2019EmojiUA,
  title={Emoji Usage Across Platforms: A Case Study for the Charlottesville Event},
  author={Khyati Mahajan and Samira Shaikh},
  booktitle={WNLP@ACL},
  year={2019}
}
We study emoji usage patterns across two social media platforms, one of them considered a fringe community called Gab, and the other Twitter. We find that Gab tends to comparatively use more emotionally charged emoji, but also seems more apathetic towards the violence during the event, while Twitter takes a more empathetic approach to the event. 

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