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Old 11-10-2019, 02:25 PM   #7895 (permalink)
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I heard Facebook banned eggplant and peach emojis recently... like there aren't any number of other symbols people will use in their place!
So we can't sustain the only thread keeping this website alive, but we can talk about that fine example, Facespook??

I'm here as a refuge from social media. And emojis are a reversion to hieroglyphics. We need more precision in communication, not less.

Malapropism is bad enough. Signal-to-noise ratio

What do you think of my theory that's it's pressure from all these new advertisers?

OTOH, the "school girl' in the JCPenney ad was.... Okay? Can I start posting comparables?
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