7 emojis you’ve probably been using the wrong way

By Mieke Vlok
17 December 2016

They became part of out every day communication so quickly that we don’t know how we would communicate without them

The little pictures, which symbolize everything from happiness and everything in between, can also cause quite a bit of confusion.

What you think this is: a pile of poo with a friendly smile? What it actually is: a chocolate ice cream.

Foto: Emojipedia

Foto: Emojipedia

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The popular emoji is actually a lot less gross than most of us believe! Compare it with the vanilla ice cream emoji which is the shape of a horn and you’ll see they look exactly alike.

1. What you think this is: a girl with an attitude

What is actually is: an assistant at an information desk

Foto: Emojipedia

2. What do you think this is: a dead man

What is actually is: a man that’s shocked.

Foto: Emojipedia

3. What you think this is: a ballerina

What it actually is: a girl making the OK sign

Foto: Emojipedia

4. What you think this is: a pair of hands praying

What it actually is: two people giving each other a high five or someone asking please

Foto: Emojipedia

5. What you think this is: someone smiling wide.

What is actually is: a man that’s anxious or stressed out

Foto: Emojipedia

6. What you think this is: A jolly, dancing set of twins?

What is actually is: the kind of woman generally linked to sexuality in Japan

Emojipedia

7. What you think this is: someone sitting with their hands in their hair or someone getting their hair cut.

What it actually is: a woman whose head is being massaged.

Foto: Emojipedia

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