Leading reasons for using Emojis according to U.S. internet users as of August 2015

Reasons for usage of Emojis according to U.S. internet users 2015 This statistic presents information on the leading reasons for using Emojis according to U.S. internet users as of August 2015. During the survey, 49.7 percent of respondents stated they used them because they helped to create a more personal connection with the other person.
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Share of respondents
They help me more accurately express what I am thinking70.4%
It makes it easy for other people to understand me64.7%
They help create a more personal connection with the other person49.7%
Emojis are a better fit than words for the way I think41.1%
It is faster to use them than it is to type out the text41%
I prefer them over typed-out shortcuts, like "lol" or ":-)"38.2%
I am used to using them32%
They are a more contemporary way to communicate23.6%
Other people are using them, so I use them too19.3%
Share of respondents
They help me more accurately express what I am thinking70.4%
It makes it easy for other people to understand me64.7%
They help create a more personal connection with the other person49.7%
Emojis are a better fit than words for the way I think41.1%
It is faster to use them than it is to type out the text41%
I prefer them over typed-out shortcuts, like "lol" or ":-)"38.2%
I am used to using them32%
They are a more contemporary way to communicate23.6%
Other people are using them, so I use them too19.3%
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This statistic presents information on the leading reasons for using Emojis according to U.S. internet users as of August 2015. During the survey, 49.7 percent of respondents stated they used them because they helped to create a more personal connection with the other person.
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Release date
October 2015
Region
United States
Survey time period
August 2015
Number of respondents
n = 510

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