Okay to send smileys to your boss? New survey of millennials gives insight on emoticon use at work

Jul 17, 2017   |   Vanessa Ho

Illustration of smiley faces floating on blue sky with the words, "Millennials' use of emoticons in the workplace"

Is it okay to send smileys to your managers, customers and clients? When does the heart emoticon go from friendly to creepy in the office?

To shed light on emoticon use at work, the Skype team worked with survey company YouGov to ask millennials how they use the expressive content at work.

To see the results, head over to the Skype blog.

Vanessa Ho
Microsoft News Center Staff