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Table 1 Function ranking of Emojis

From: Pragmatic functions of emoji in internet-based communication---a corpus-based study

Rank Function Number
1 Attitude/emotion signal 630
2 Turn taking/giving 411
3 Backchannel device 378
4 Attitude/emotion intensity enhancer 339
5 Illocutionary force modifier 123
6 Humor 18
7 Irony 9