Okay, serious question: How would you describe the smile in this emoji? 🙂
@miramarco I use it when I'm trying to pretend everything is fine which just makes it passive aggressive xD
@miramarco Neutrally pleasant
@erinbee That’s a good way to sum up how I normally use it
@miramarco I purposefully use it passive aggressively, if I want to show contentment or a pleasant smile I use 😄 I also hope that the person I use 🙂 at thinks it's a pleasant smile though lol
@olivia @wolfie @Juju @miramarco I've heard a lot about it too! And yet, although I can see how it can be used passive aggressively, I never use it that way either and the two in conversation are not interchangeable. For me it's more about having to pull the emoji menu and having to choose one or simply quickly type a generic smile and send it.
@miramarco I wouldn't particularly consider it "genuinely content"; To me, it looks more like a friendly smile that you would use when thanking someone – be it fake or genuine.
@mezzodrinker Yes, it totally has that “Pan Am smile” look!
@miramarco I can see it being used in every way but "genuinely content". Even if some people mean it that way, I am just unable to read it so. Also, I never use it.
@miramarco i feel like its more like a "threatening" sort of smile
like "its fine, youll live 🙂"
@miramarco I've actually used it to mean all of these things, contextually 🤔
@miramarco this smile follows an asshole troll message 100% of the time or is sent to you by your grandma on whatsapp
@miramarco Only smiling a little
@miramarco I feel like this says more about us respondents than about the emoji itself :3
@MmeLibertine Absolutely true 😄
@miramarco this should be a checkbox poll
@carcinopithecus I avoided that on purpose to make people choose their most usual interpretation of the emoji, the one they’d go with if there wasn’t enough context. Otherwise pretty much everyone would check all the boxes, which defeats the purpose of having a poll in the first place
@miramarco context dependent
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