These are Apple’s new, diverse emoji we’ve been waiting for

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Apple is rolling out the new beta of OS X to developers — and, for the first time, we have a close look at more diverse emoji.

Apple has openly acknowledged that emoji lack racial diversity; even the ones that do represent people of color are often criticized as stereotypical. Now, it looks like the Cupertino company is finally making steps in the right direction

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We got our first look at the new emoji in November, but examples were limited.

It looks as though these emoji will have interchangeable swatches that can change a Caucasian emoji to a variety of different skin colors. There are six different options for hair and skin, accessible through a dropdown menu on each icon in apps such as Messages for Mac. Read more…

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