WHAT THE EMOJIS SAY IN THE C23 LADIES CLUB GROUP: SYMBOLIC SIGNIFIANCE
The proliferation of social networks on the Internet and the growing creation of Facebook accounts have changed the writing techniques of French-speaking Algerian Internet users, and particularly women, who add new forms of writing to their comments: pictograms or emojis. The complexity linked to the study of these non-verbal signs exchanged through computer-mediated communication channels lies not only in the difficulty of taking into account the production context but also in the adaptation of the appropriate analysis tools. to a type of writing that is out of the ordinary. Are emojis a new language that would replace words? We have attempted, through semiotic analysis, to interpret actual achievements of iconic productions in a Facebook group.
Keywords: Emojis, Facebook, Semiotics, Writing Practices