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Study: Emoji users have more dates, sex

A study published in the journal PLOS ONE suggests that people who flirt with emojis get more dates.

News 12 Staff

Aug 21, 2019, 11:30 AM

Updated 1,763 days ago

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A study published in the journal PLOS ONE suggests that people who flirt with emojis get more dates.
The study was performed by researchers at Indiana University’s Kinsey Institute, a source for scientific research on issues in sexuality, gender and reproduction.
Their findings found that emojis help potential partners maintain a connection beyond the first date and have more sexual interactions.
As part of the study, more than 3,500 single Americans were asked whether they used emojis. While 38% responded that they never do, 28% said they used them regularly.
Researchers found that those who used emojis more frequently went on more dates and had more sex.


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