Bowie and Prince rule "Singer" emoji picks


#1

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#2

I think the most striking thing is how ugly the design aesthetic is for most of these. Apple? What in the world are you thinking? Consensus seems to be that everyone hated Google’s old blob emoji but at least they had soul.


#3

I like the utilization of Ziggy Stardust’s androgynous nature for an emoji.


#4

But it’s a terrible likeness. And what do these actually stand for? Besides “I made a Bowie?”


#5

At least Facebook depicts someone singing. And Samsung adds two musical notes as a clue. Most of the other emojis have closed mouths, so who knows what they represent? Maybe they’re sports announcers.


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