me: So apparently we’re purported to cease thumbs-up emojying younger folks at work.
Victor: I don’t even know what which means but it surely seems like one thing I already don’t do.
me: In response to the web Gen Z finds the thumbs up emoji passive-aggressive and hostile, however Gen X makes use of it on a regular basis as a result of they don’t perceive.
Victor: I don’t perceive.
me: Fucking similar, dude. However we’re Gen X so I assume we’re not purported to? However I don’t know if I’m nonetheless cool as a result of I by no means use the thumbs-up emoji however I’m all the time utilizing the thumbs-up response and I don’t know if that’s completely different.
Victor: Aren’t these the identical factor?
me: The thumbs-up emoji is yellow and stand alone. The thumbs-up response is blue and is connected to the particular person’s textual content bubble.
Victor: I’m so confused.
me: BECAUSE WE’RE OLD. Apparently we’re additionally purported to cease utilizing thumbs-up, okay fingers, kissy face, crimson hearts…
Victor: Eggplant emoji?
me: Eggplant emoji didn’t make the checklist. However please don’t ship it anyway.
Victor: Huh. Can I nonetheless do thumbs up in actual life?
me: Simply to be secure? I’d say provided that you’re Fonzie.
Victor: What if I’m sarcastically pretending to be Fonzie?
me: Does Gen Z even know Fonzie?
Victor: Fuck. We’re outdated.
That is the place I’d put a thumbs up emoji however I actually don’t know the way to try this in wordpress and Hailey isn’t house to assist me so I texted them for suggestions: