“For me emojis keep things super chill even in the most awkward conversations, especially when I am talking to someone I’ve just met on Tinder – YK, how small talk works. With all the first impression pressure, initial conversations are always tricky ????. So, my go-to emojis are ????? ? and if the person I am talking to uses them similar ones, then it gets way easier to vibe with them,” says 23-year-old Muskan.
“I’ve always loved using emojis, right from when the smiley face had to be created using brackets and colons aka 🙂 to now, the multiple variations that we have quick access to. They have also become so much more inclusive, that I can say so much with just a sign. On Tinder, emojis can come to be a great conversation starter. Just ask someone what their favourite emoji is or the one they dislike the most and you could end up chatting for quite a bit. Trust me, been there, done that,” adds Srijan, 21.
“When it comes to emojis, I am Gina from Brooklyn Nine-Nine, but that does not mean that I’ll swipe right for a bio or consider replying to texts which are overflowing with a gazillion inappropriate emojis. One N E E D S to know how to pick the right ones and mix them with words to make enough sense. I mean these – using ???????? in the right places makes sense. Probably very personal but what’s the deal with ???????? – totally unnecessary and uncool for a fresh start!” exclaims Aishwarya, 23.
Since emoji-ing chats up is the ultimate Gen Z dating drill, you’ve got to get them right. Here are some one-liners to help you break the ice and woo your Tinder match in an instant:
“Well, here I am ???? ????. What are your other two wishes ??”
“If you were a ?, you’d be impeccable.”
“Do you know how much does this ? weigh? Enough to break the ice! ??”
“If you were a ? you’d be acute one.”
“Titanic?. That’s my ????. Sorry not sorry ?”
“Can I ship? you a ?????”