Did somebody say "national stereotypes"?
The French are serious and romantic while Australians are all about partying according to a survey on emoji use worldwide.
In a new report published on Tuesday, British app developer SwiftKey drew some conclusions after analyzing over 1 billion pieces of emoji data taken from communications made in 16 different languages.
According to their findings, Canadians scored highest in categories associated with violence and money, loving the gun and cash emoji more than other nationalities.
Down under, Australians surprised few by embracing icons suggestive of alcohol and drugs, using those symbols are least twice as frequently as the global average.
France was the only country the smiley-faced icon was not the most used emoji. However, French speakers did use the heart emoji with greater frequency than anybody else.
No clear traits emerged for the U.S., but the report said Americans “lead for a random assortment of emoji … including skulls, birthday cake, fire, tech, LGBT, meat and female-oriented emoji.”
Check out the full report here.