Few people notice that in the world of emoticons, virtually everyone is yellow and perfectly round. But in the last week the campaign for a more diverse range of emoticons has gathered speed. Apple announced that it was working to develop a more diverse range of emoji characters, but an African company has beaten them to it. Oju Africa — a division of the manufacturing giant Mi-Fone — has created a full range of “afro” emoticons. What’s more, Android users are for once getting access before the iOS set.
Source: Ars Technica