How Are Apps and Social Platforms Changing Language?

While our Facebook pages and tweets once relied on text alone, steady streams of images now dominate our digital profiles. The most prevalent social platforms we communicate on today are a far cry from the now seemingly primitive Facebook “walls” of our digital past, showing that today, visuals are the most popular form of communication and define how we express and relate to each other.

In the course of this evolution, we have both been catalysts and witnesses of the gradual decline of the written word, opting for a far more universal language: imagery. At its core, imagery has brought people around the world closer together and enabled us to refine human expression by elevating it beyond the barriers of literacy, language and imagination.

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