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So What Is That Bookmark Emoji Actually For

Abdur-Rahmaan Janhangeer
Cruising python seas. Independent Py Dev
・2 min read

I found lots of people asking what the bookmark emoji means. Many said well it kind of show your love to the author. Instaed of replying to some comments, i made this post!

What Observation Tells Us

Well that is the bookmark emoji

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Now we see a similar icon on the homepage

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It says saved list, when we click we see some articles

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Now when we go to the article, we see two reactions:

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Building Our Hypothesis

Because of the similar emojis and it being present on the article in question, i dared say that this emoji saves posts

Testing Our Hypotesis

Let us bookmark a new post and see the effect

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Going to the homepage we see the number of saved articles increased to two

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When we finally check we see the bookmarked article in the saved list

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An Observation and Thorough Testing

We see save being written on our article

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if we click it, it returns to save, i.e. the post goes out of our saved list

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if we check the article, the bookmark emoji is unselected

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Conclusion

The bookmark emoji saves your post for further reading, btw what is that unicorn icon for? I wonder ...

Discussion (1)

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Adam Crockett

If I'm honest, the "reactions" don't offer much. I got a unicorn or a bookmark... Cool now what?