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Revealed: The microbe, Italian flag and medical mask are among the emojis used most in tweets about the coronavirus but the two laughing emojis top study as people use them to make light of the pandemic A report analyzed over 200,000 tweets to see which emojis people are using The two laughing faces topped the chart, but are usually the most popular But the report says people may be using them to make light of the pandemic The medical mask and microbe have seen a spike since January 2020 

By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com

Published: 23:49 BST, 2 April 2020 | Updated: 23:49 BST, 2 April 2020

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Words cannot describe the coronavirus infecting the globe and people are turning to emojis as a way to share their feelings about the pandemic.

Emojipedia analyzed over 200,000 tweets referencing 'coronavirus' or 'COVID' from March 7th to 8th to determine the most popular pictographs being used.

The data showed the two laughing emojis topped the charts, followed by the medical mask, thinking face and microbe.

Although the laughing faces are normally the most popular, the report suggests people may be using them to joke or make light of coronavirus-related news as a way to cope with outbreak. 

The report also ranked which country's flags appeared the most, with top results including those hit hardest by the virus - , China, the US, France. and Spain.

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Emojipedia analyzed over 200,000 tweets referencing 'coronavirus' or 'COVID' from March 7th to 8th to determine the most popular pictographs being used. The data showed the two laughing emojis topped the charts, followed by the medical mask, thinking face and microbe

Emojipedia analyzed over 200,000 tweets referencing 'coronavirus' or 'COVID' from March 7th to 8th to determine the most popular pictographs being used. The data showed the two laughing emojis topped the charts, followed by the medical mask, thinking face and microbe

The coronavirus has been plaguing the globe since December 2019.

It began in Wuhan, China and has quickly infected nearly every country in the world.

As of Thursday evening, more than 937,500 cases have been reported and over 47,200 people have lost their lives.

As people's

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