There are close to 3,000 different emoji, but you can’t find one that expresses how you are feeling. So you have an idea for one sketched out.
For World Emoji Day 2019, we offer you a glimpse into the process. The word “process” should signal to you that the simple symbols and characters we use in texting every day take a complicated path to your iPhone.
As countries, it’s fair to say that China and Taiwan aren’t exactly BFFs. For evidence of this, look no further than the recently released macOS 10.14.4. Eagle-eyed users in China have noticed that their Mac devices can no longer display the Taiwan flag emoji.
The flag ban can’t even be circumvented by changing the region in your Mac’s System Preferences.
Facebook Messenger now has a secret new dark mode on iOS, two months after the feature entered public testing. It looks particularly great on OLED devices, like the iPhone X and iPhone XS, and you can enable it in just a few simple steps.
If you’ve been frustrated because there’s not a sloth emoji, the Unicode Consortium has come to your rescue. It’s just announced lots of new emojis that will likely make their appearance in this fall’s iOS update.
These reflect the diversity in our society, including men and women in wheelchairs, people who are deaf, and people who are blind.
The national nightmare that was “bagelgate” may be over, but Apple is apparently swimming into more controversial emoji territory. This time, the Monterey Bay Aquarium is pointing out that Apple’s squid emoji is physiologically incorrect.
Essentially, Apple’s lack of biological accuracy means that its squid emoji would, among other things, poop out of its face. For shame!