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Apple: Emojis Should Be More Ethnically Diverse



There are some curious emojis available to iOS 7 users, including eggplants, bloody needles, airplane chairs and snails. But among the more than 800 texting icons, there isn’t much ethnic diversity.

Many, including pop star Miley Cyrus, have spoken out about emojis’ tendency to skew toward one racial demographic (Caucasian). But Apple says it’s aware of the problem and have plans on diversifying the options available to users

It makes me mad that there are no black emojis…

— Tahj Mowry (@Tahj_Mowry) March 16, 2014

RT if you think there needs to be an #emojiethnicityupdate

— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) December 19, 2012 Read more…

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