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How Netspeak Cuts Across Cultures To Connect Us As A Global Community

Text by Ranjabati Das. Illustration by Debangshu Moulik

Emojis, acronyms, memes, GIFs and other forms of internet shorthand are helping us express emotions and open up to each other in a hyperconnected world. Infusing nuance and personality, they transcend the limits of traditional speech and writing and add a level of intimacy, letting us communicate in a more uninhibited way.
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