Once upon a time I tweeted how I described my blog (or my blog’s aesthetic so to speak) I mentioned that my blog is “gloriously pink, deliberately messy, and abusively emoji-ed.” Yes, I’m guilty of littering my post with emoji. Childish? Perhaps, but I think it’s just fits my writing personality.
I got comments that they thought I was younger (shame, I wish it was true) I think it’s the way I speak online (not that my other self, my RL self is any better or mature) but that’s how I am, I guess. I just like how fun they look. I’m not the biggest fan of gif made out from movies, TV shows or the likes, but I adore emoji or cute icon gif. I have folders of that in my computer and I love glaming up (yep, subjective) my posts with it. I think people are into it as well, I mean look at all stickers popping up. I think they make extra statement than just telling it plainly. It adds personality and some way convey extra emotions coz you’ll be able to express your emotions via these emoji. And that’s for me a fun way of communicating.
I’ve never viewed my blog as professional anyways, so it’s always easy to integrate it on my posts. I even think that they look sad without it cos I only put banners and after that nothing else. I didn’t want my posts to be text after text after text. Again, that’s plain sad to me. Yep, it’s also meant as breather to my TL;DR posts. I find effective actually.
So I think it’s okay to use emoji, some people may find it childish, annoying even, if I littered my posts with it these little animated expressions. I am fine with that. My blog, my way. In conclusion, it’s already a part of my brand (brand?? Pffft~) and I really, really like it!