Apple Is Doing Its Part Fight The Covid Pandemic-Redesigned Syringe Emoji


Apple's new syringe emoji

Apple's new syringe emoji

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a small change to its syringe emoji that removes the drops of blood. The redesigned syringe is part of Apple's iOS 14.5 beta, which also has a number of new emoji options. The change was to make the emoji less graphic. Eliminating the blood from the syringe emoji makes it more appropriate to represent Covid-19 vaccination, said Jeremy Burge, the chief emoji officer of Emojipedia, an online emoji dictionary. (He also said the change doesn't prevent the emoji from being used to represent donating

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