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  1. Apple Offers Diverse Emoji in Six Shades

    Do all-white computer characters get under your skin? Fear not, because diversity is penetrating the ranks of emoji. A beta release of an update for Apple’s Mac and iOS devices reveals smiley faces and winks in a variety of flesh tones. While emoticons have expressed scores of attitudes and poses, the majority have been yellow or white. But with new hues now being tested, experts are giving a thumbs-up to the likelihood of more varied emoji dancing onto our screens sometime soon.

    The Atlantic, TechCrunch

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