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EMOJI HEAP

The coronavirus epidemic is changing emoji usage on Venmo

Daniel Wolfe
By Daniel Wolfe

Things reporter

Emoji categorized by food, drink, and activity saw the most noticeable declines in usage. The 🍩 had a sharp increase because of a promotion run by Dunkin’, the donut and coffee shop. Many recent transactions included ☕️ with messages of support for medical workers.

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