Here's what people are saying about the diverse Apple emojis available today
Today, Apple released its new set of emojis; hours later, the people have spoken. While the hundreds of new additions reflect more diversity of race and a "live long and prosper" hand, tacos and middle fingers remain all but absent. There's a "change the tone" option for skin color, but if you have anything earlier than the newest iOS 8.3 update, all black people appear as aliens. You'd think they would have checked that.
Here's a sample of the new skin tones...
...and the commentary:
why no new lettuce emoji what the heck apple— Lettuce Facts (@realettucefact) April 8, 2015
The only emoji iOS 8.3 is missing pic.twitter.com/tGX7LrKCeu— ☺️ (@tbhsmiley) April 8, 2015
iOS 8.3 was inspired on this pic.twitter.com/GxC15RoNWr— riana (@paynrwin) April 8, 2015