heart emoji culture is permeating my office slack

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@tripofmice is this like how we use it or a different heart culture?

@bcj I just mean like, we all react and respond with heart emoji each other progressively more and more

@tripofmice @bcj I actually have been meaning to ask if different color hearts have different uses (I mean obviously they do but I donโ€™t know how it goes) and I usually stick with generic red to avoid accidental miscommunication (but maybe thatโ€™s risky too!)

@ranjit @tripofmice well as you've worked out, the red heart represents cowardice (I believe it's down to personal preference/style [should we make a heart code?])

@bcj @ranjit I view color as solely personal preference, and ๐Ÿ’– as a celebratory/positive connotation as opposed to compassionate?

@tripofmice @ranjit (excluding ๐Ÿ’”) I think I view all the non-basic ones as positive, but yeah I think colours are just colours

@bcj @tripofmice ah okay! I was afraid I was missing something like green is for comforting and yellow is for celebrating or whatever

@bcj @deathsatchel @tripofmice thatโ€™s just a โ“in a ๐Ÿ”ฒ for me and I canโ€™t tell whether itโ€™s a font issue or thatโ€™s the joke and I bet thereโ€™s a section in Because Internet about this

@ranjit it's the ace of hearts symbol because at one point unicode added all of the playing cards (but not as emoji)

@ranjit @bcj @deathsatchel @tripofmice (there totally is, it's about emblem gestures and emoji and it's great)

@ranjit @bcj @tripofmice I have a system a bit like this but much more nebulous, but I don't really expect it to be apparent, it's more of an internal compulsion than anything else

@ranjit @tripofmice @bcj i have also been wondering this and i'm glad you brought it up!

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