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Description: The new emoji options include different skin color and hair combinations for a slew of characters, which some are finding offensive.

Source: Mashable

Date: February 26, 2015

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Apple rolled out new developer betas for OS X and iOS Monday — which included, amongst other things, the first look at a more diverse set of emoji. The move comes a few months after the Unicode Consortium, the group that governs the emoji standard, proposed an update to address emoji diversity. Read More

Questions for discussion:

1. Do you feel that the public will be able to separate these diverse emojis from actually human ethnicity?

2. Have you ever heard of the Fitzpatrick Scale before?

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