Imagine if an emoji — one casually fired off in a text-message conversation — ended up costing the sender thousands of dollars. Or $3,000, to be exact. That’s what happened in Israel recently, after a judge determined that a message containing a string of emojis conveyed clear intent. The case was a dispute over rent.
Source: CBC News
Date: May 30th, 2017
1) “According to the judge’s ruling, the text messages — and the emojis, in particular — signalled clear interest on the part of the renter.” Does this make sense to you?
2) How might emojis and the correct use of emojis become part of business communications?