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Bye Bye Blobs

Posted on: 07/31/2017| Source: http://www.theverge.com

Google is updating their emoji design in Android O and a lot of people aren’t excited by the change. Haters gonna hate. How did they not mention this at Google I/O? I guess they are trying to be “more consistent” with the emojis from iOS, Twitter, Facebook, blah blah blah. Sell outs. This will, however, alleviate some of the problems that occur when the same emoji translates differently from other devices to Android or vice versa. Nonetheless, many long time Android users will miss their cute little blobs.

A ton of things happened at Google I/O, but somehow the biggest news from last week was never even mentioned onstage: the latest version of Android will kill the blob-style emoji and replace them with circular ones that are more consistent with those...[Read More]
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