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Google's Push For More Diverse Female Emojis Approved
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BenoitMercier
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BenoitMercier,
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7/20/2016 | 4:47:43 AM
Useful or Useless ?
Google can make a lot of things and I don't think that more emojis are very usefull...
jastroff
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jastroff,
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7/17/2016 | 12:21:42 PM
Imagining Emojis
Well, they are all rather limited, but the new ones look very stilted -- or stunted -- can't tell. Maybe in context they will do better. Also, they all look like they are 12 years old

Maybe the correlation is not one-to-one, as Google thinks. Maybe?

>> Google argued too many of the existing sets of female emojis were limited to traditional gender roles, such as nurses or hair stylists, while men were given roles such as doctors and police officers.


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