embrojis

*Whether its a ‘smiley face’ in your sentence that reiterates the intent of your message; or that ‘red devil’ image, folks have made it known they want the old “Emoji” to begin reflecting a more ethnically diverse image.

Over the past two years Twitter campaigns by Miley Cyrus and other celebs, have brought attention to the fact the the cute, quirky emoticons that punctuate online communication need a makeover that will include skin tones representing people of color.

Dubbed “Embrojis” by Roots drummer Questlove, the more racially diverse icons are expected to appear sometime in 2015.

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