Google replaces gun emoji with water gun, joins Apple, Twitter and others

A new update for Android users replaces the gun emoji with an orange-and-yellow toy water pistol, Emojipedia announced in a blog post Tuesday.

Google’s decision mimics changes previously made by other companies, including Twitter, WhatsApp and Samsung. Apple led the charge in 2016, effectively saying a gun didn’t have a place in common pictorial language, according to TechCrunch.

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