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Stickers: A Sneak Peek

image A few weeks ago, we spotted this article from the Wall Street Journal about a new digital communication trend in which users convey emotion to one another within messaging apps via the “digital sticker.” According to the author,

“People can now avoid conveying complex emotions in writing, because they can express themselves with tiny images of doe-eyed puppies or flatulent bunnies.”

We’re not so sure about the flatulent bunnies part (please, fellow technologists, whatever you do, don’t make that a scratch ‘n sniff sticker), but as the creators of a messaging app meant to bring people closer together, new modes of expression and communication are very near and dear to our hearts. Why has communication through images become so in-demand? Continue reading