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Vote: what platform has the best and worst emoji?

A visualization of how differently one emoji is interpreted. / © GroupLens From Apple’s attempts at realism – seemingly a lazy hangover from its more skeuomorphic days – to Google’s hilariously oddball creations, the emoji we use vary widely in appearance, and thus interpretation, across different platforms. Google’s are almost certain to be taken more humorously, while […]

Microsoft: Shots fired in Emoji War

Microsoft has replaced their water pistol emoji with a handgun and now all hell’s broken loose As part of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft has unveiled Project Emoji, a total redesign of the glyphs. But what’s made the changes controversial is the company’s decision to swap a toy gun with a real one. In […]

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