Apple has announced to replace its pistol emoji with a water gun emoji in the next version of Apple’s operating system, iOS 10. Pistol emoji was controversial since long time therefore company has decided to replace it with Green Water gun.
This change is just one of a number of changes in emoji because they are going to introduce some interesting emojis during iOS 10 launch like- show women doing male jobs like construction worker, detective, police officer etc. Also new female athletes, a pride flag, and family options for single parents will also be part of this launch.
Reportedly pistol emoji was controversial because of few news –
- In Brooklyn, a teen was arrested for posting a police emoji with pistol emojis pointing at his head but charges were dropped later.
- In Virginia, a 12-year-old was charged after allegedly threatening her school in an Instagram post that used a gun, knife and bomb emoji.
Along with these emoji changes, iOS 10 will have some other excellent features like- ‘Edit dialed numbers’, ‘Search bar with history’, ‘Raw image files’, ‘Better 3D Touch’, ‘Print web pages as a PDF file’ and many more.
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