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Emojis Are Being Used as Evidence in Court Cases

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Emojis Are Being Used as Evidence in Court Cases

Emojis Are Being Used as Evidence in Court Cases The heart eyes emoji could now be the determining factor in putting someone behind bars.

Within the first half of 2019, emojis have reportedly been used as evidence in almost 50 court cases in the United States.

The number is up from 33 cases in 2017 and is projected to be more than the 53 cases in 2018.

Some judges dismiss the usage of emojis as evidence due to the lack of context and standard definitions.

Jason Levine, via CNN Business The small digital illustrations have been used predominantly in sexual harassment cases, but are being increasingly used in workplace cases as well.

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