Where does come from?
Is there anything more romantic than a declaration of love in written form? Sadly, love letters have fallen out of favor ….
Critics of texting and social media claim that even the act of writing a friendly letter has become a thing of the past, and that people are not learning to express themselves the way they used to.
Yes, you could write a love letter to someone by email, but chances are good it won’t have the same impact as a handwritten one, lovingly folded and put into an envelope, addressed by the besotted‘s writer’s hand. Finding a real love letter in one’s mailbox is a thing to be savored and remembered. Or … so we’ve heard. Nobody’s writing the dictionary these days.
Who wrote the first love letter, you ask? Chances are good the first declaration of love took its form in a gift of a dead animal or perhaps a cave drawing. That’s more romantic than email, too, we guess.
The love letter emoji though wasn’t first written until it was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
Who uses ?
The love letter emoji is used to express general affection, friendly love, familial love, romantic love, “positive vibes,” and even hard crushes on pop idols, a very popular usage on Twitter in general.
You just can’t put rules on this kind of thing.
[💌] quote with an emoji for an indirect
i want to spread positive vibes and i'm feeling extra soft rn ✨
— Vitamin M (@BABYHYUNGWONIE) September 21, 2018
This is a @Louis_Tomlinson appreciation tweet because I am so proud of him 💌
— iHeartRadio (@iHeartRadio) September 21, 2018
i'm dropping all my uwus for han jisung:
— kiana! seungjin au 📌 (@DANC3RACHA) September 20, 2018
8pm ET/9am KST pic.twitter.com/vjMHB3zFKo
— Pen💜 🐨🦄🐰 (@dailyunnie) September 20, 2018
In these two posts, the emoji is used to express a love of letter-writing, which is a super “meta” use of the emoji.
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