Google, Microsoft change gun emoji to water pistol

Last Updated: Apr 26 2018 17:39

TECHNOLOGY- Microsoft has followed Google in changing the handgun emoji with a water pistol.

Microsoft’s announcement came shortly after Google revealed a similar move for the Android operating system’s gun emoji.

Apple, Samsung and Twitter have already made similar changes while Facebook is in the process of changing the gun emoji.

Tech companies are free to use their own designs in emojis.

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