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Emoji Diversity

You'll Soon Be Able To Pick Your Emoji's Skin Color

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 11.05.2014 | Technology

If all goes well, you'll soon be able to pick your emoji's skin color. The Unicode Consortium, which sets the international standards for text and...

There Are 9 Different Book Emojis -- But Not One Emoji Face That Represents My Brother

Carly Steyer | Posted 10.07.2014 | Teen
Carly Steyer

I come from a generation where many people seem to be just as attached to their devices as they are to their own limbs, and I worry about the message these emoticons send to younger generations.

Why Doesn't Apple Have Any Black Emojis?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Black Voices

Despite the anticipated release of over two hundred new emojis this July, the world of texting icons will still be lacking a lot of diversity. Ther...

Is It Time For A Black Emoji?

Posted 08.23.2013 | Black Voices

First, black twitter gets a wiki page, now there's a group petitioning Apple to add more diversity to emoji symbols. The petition prompt reads: "Of...