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Apple working on bringing racial diversity to emoji icons
Apple working on bringing racial diversity to emoji icons

Apple said it is working to bring more racial diversity to its popular set of cartoon icons known as emoji. The Cupertino, Calif., tech company hopes to update its emoji icons so they are inclusive of more people, Apple said in a response to an email sent from MTV that was sent to Chief Executive Tim Cook. "There needs to be more diversity in the emoji character set, and we have been working closely with the Unicode Consortium in an effort to update the standard," said Katie Cotton, Apple's vice president of worldwide corporate communications, according to MTV.  VIDEO: Unboxing the HTC One (M8) Apple explained that its emoji icons are based on the Unicode...

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