A grid of images of comedian Lorelei Ramierz sitting in front of a brick wall gesticulating. Over each image is a text-based tone indicator
Credit: The New York Times
Lorelei Ramirez

Some people who communicate via text online have started using written tone indicators to clarify their intended meaning. In The New York Times, comedian Lorelei Ramirez (BFA 2012 Fine Arts) demonstrates how to convey these different tones.