Apparently, the emojis that we use in the so common virtual conversations say a lot about us.

Without going any further, using one or the other little drawing places us in an age range.

An emoji can even cause a war between generations.

The face that cries with laughter that was so 'cool' for Millennials (born between 1982 and 2000) is a thing of the past for those of Generation Z (born after 1996), who prefer to express that they die laughing literally featuring a skull.

CNN has come to this conclusion after seeing how young people corner an emoji so famous and used around the planet on social networks.

"I use everyone except the laughing emoji,"

Walid Mohammed

, 21, told CNN Business.

"I stopped using it a long time ago because I saw that older people were using it, like my mother, my older brothers and older people in general."

Another example, that of

Xavier Martin

, 17: the emoji who cries with laughter is "bland" and "not many people" his age use it.

For her part,

Stacy Thiru

, 21, says without blushing that she would not even know how to find that emoji on her iPhone.

And the one who cries with laughter lying down?

Well, neither: "My mother doesn't use it either."

These crying icons to reflect smiles have been the most used for years on Twitter and other social networks according to

but, like everything else, he may be passing the rice.

Gretchen McCulloch, author of the book "Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language", believes that "hyperbole wears off with continued use" and calls the emoji in question "insincere".

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