Charli XCX Shares Her Emoji Etiquette (Take Note People)
The Debrief: Think before you emoji says pop star Charli
Ever sent a mindless list of emojis to a mate with little thought about it? Well, if you ever get the chance to Whatsapp with Charli XCX, don’t do that. Ever.
You see, the pop star has said that erratic and unplanned emoji use really pisses her off. ‘There’s nothing that annoys me more than when people don’t think their emojis through,’ she told Q magazine in the June issue.
‘If you go down the emoji road you need to have “top three favourites” that sum up your personality,’ she continued. ‘Mine are the painted nails, a pizza slice, and the pink heart with two yellow stars, which basically means I’m sassy, hungry, and cute.’ Which to be fair sounds like a pretty accurate description of the singer.
After a fair amount of arguing across The Debrief office – cue ‘the dancing lady is way toooo mature’ and ‘No way, the pineapple is totally 2014’ – we’ve decided we’d be: the painted nails, the strong arm and the peach. But in truth we’ve got no bloody idea why.
Frankly, after news yesterday that Instagram had banned the aubergine emoji’s new hashtaging function, we’d all been giving it a lotta love. And, well, we all know what that means...
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