Yes, old people totally understand emoji (except maybe that eggplant one)


Parents, they just don’t understand. Right?

Well, yes and no. 

A new survey shows that when it comes to emoji, most seniors totally do get it. Except, that is, with one tiny eggplant-styled exception.

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Great Senior Living, a site that focuses on senior care and retirement living, surveyed 500 people aged 55 and older on their emoji use and discovered that contrary to any ageist notions floating around, your parents and grandparents didn’t just fall off the digital turnip truck.

Over 86 percent of respondents had used emoji at least once, and a majority of them were deploying the pictographs in a manner we would deem to be correct.  Read more…

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