"Grin" is the most popular emoji on the instant messaging tool QQ in China, and was used more than 52 billion times in 2015, according to a report released by Tencent.
"Smile" , "chuckle", "scowl" and "grimace" follow, ranking No 2 to 5 respectively.
Females like the emoji "sob" most, which is also used to represent acting like a child.
A 2004 But by its very nature, e-therapy forces us to acknowledge and express our true feelings if we want to get anything out of it.
There is no audience to perform for; just you, your honesty, and a diary that writes back.
And clients can seek matches based on compatibility rather than proximity.
If talking about sex or admitting your faults as a partner embarrasses you, working with an online therapist can make you more comfortable expressing yourself.