Could an emoji save your life?

Could an emoji save your life?
 

Emoji might not be your first line of communication in a disaster...
But researchers feel they could make a difference during emergencies like earthquakes, where every second counts.
Now, an international group of scientists are lobbying for an earthquake emoji to be added to the Unicode set - the standard group of icons available on digital devices worldwide.
But can one emoji really make a difference in a crisis?
Emoji-quake "Maybe up to one third of the world's population might be exposed to some [seismological] hazard," explains University of Southampton seismologist Dr... read more

 
8 June 2018 in World News, Views: 46
Source: BBC
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