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Google's Going to Use Emoji to Empower Women
By: Gizmodo
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A team from Google has proposed a new set of emoji to represent occupations. But for a change they depict women as well as men—an idea that the team thinks will better reflect, you know, real life.

The suggested emoji—there are 13 of them in total—depict occupations in sectors from construction and farming to science and education. Actually, they’re not standalone emoji, reports Buzzfeed: Instead, they’re constructed by combining existing icons, allowing them to create men or women working in a given profession. So woman + microscope = female scientist, while man + fried egg = male chef. Like this:



[Unicode via Buzzfeed]

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