Apple Changes Hand Gun Emoji into Water Pistol

Apple, will replace its hand gun emoji with a much less controversial bright green and orange water gun in the next version of its iPhone and iPAD operating system, iOS 10.

Apple Water Pistol Emoji

The move is one of a number of emoticons innovations due this autumn, which include the addition of women in stereotypically male professions, such as construction work or coding, CNN reported.

Earlier this year a proposal to the Olympics Olympics-inspired gun emoji was opposed by Apple and Microsoft.

A number of legal problems arising in connection with the use of handgun emoticon. In February, Washington Post reported that the 12-year-old girl in Fairfax, Virginia was charged with threatening her school and computer harassment because she posted a message to the Instagram, which includes a bomb knife and gun emoticons and “there are phrase “meet me in the Library”.

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