Emoji, Reaction GIFs and Stickers –– What’s the Difference? ⌘

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Is it suggestive or playful? With fewer than 2000 emojis, it’s impossible to capture every nuance of emotion. Visual communication has taken over the user experience across popular platforms ––but with the proliferation of emoji, stickers and reaction GIFs, what’s the difference? This double feature lightning talk will feature Joe Rideout of Kik on how they created a popular emoji-based GIF search, followed by Sophie Xie on Facebook stickers and open up to a moderated Q&A by Mercedes Kraus.

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