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Monterey Bay Aquarium takes Apple to task for its backward squid emoji

[2018-12-05 17:34:11]

Creating biologically accurate emoji representations of animals and insects are an issue for developers at Apple and Google, and the most recent example is no exception. Apple’s squid emoji, which was integrated in 2016, is on the receiving end of scorn from the scientific community following a tweet from the Monterey Bay Aquarium team. The team addressed a serious misdeed on Apple’s part, in an effort to bring attention to sea life in general for ocean awareness. The squid in question, seen in the tweet below, is actually upside down, according to the team. The siphon should appear behind this little fella’s head, not on his face. / ̄ ̄ ̄\  ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄|  ー __ | Not even squidding |  ◉ ◉ | the siphon should    ▱ /∠ be behind the...

Monterey Bay Aquarium takes Apple to task for its backward squid emoji


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