[lg policy] Emoji don't kill people . . .

Baron, Dennis E debaron at illinois.edu
Sat Aug 6 16:42:13 EDT 2016


There’s a new post on the Web of Language:

Emoji don’t kill people

Apple is replacing its gun emoji with a water pistol, and a lot of people are up in arms.

Responding to a campaign to disarm the iPhone, Apple will drop the “traditional” NRA-approved gunmetal grey revolver in its next iOS update, replacing it with a colorful green squirt gun. The shooter’s even tipped with an orange muzzle, to let law enforcement know that it’s not a real gun. . . .

Read the full post on the Web of Language: http://bit.ly/2aDg8ad


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