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When parents can't keep up

A new study in the UK says that 85 per cent of a group of 4,500 adults were unable to understand the meaning of codes and emojis used by their children on social media. So is this actually a form of communication that's developing like a language? Rob Drummond is a linguist at Manchester Metropolitan University.

(Photo: Emojis on a mobile phone Credit: AFP)

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