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Android’s emoji are ditching the blobs for humans

Say goodbye to those little yellow slugs. Google has announced that the emojis used in the upcoming Android N will take on a more human-like appearance. The design change is a radical shift in Android’s traditional emoji form factor—the current emojis look like blobs which many find hard to decipher. Not only will the new … Continue reading “Android’s emoji are ditching the blobs for humans”

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Say goodbye to those little yellow slugs. Google has announced that the emojis used in the upcoming Android N will take on a more human-like appearance. The design change is a radical shift in Android’s traditional emoji form factor—the current emojis look like blobs which many find hard to decipher. Not only will the new Android N emojis feature a more human-looking design, users will be able to customize their skin tones.

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Michael Grothaus is a novelist, journalist, and former screenwriter. His debut novel EPIPHANY JONES is out now from Orenda Books. You can read more about him at MichaelGrothaus.com

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