Microsoft’s much talked about Windows 10 is scheduled for a July release, and it is set to bring various new features, new interface, Cortana integration, and if Emojipedia is to be believed – the middle finger emoji. Yes, Windows 10 brings with it a host of new emojis that include differently toned characters, flushed face and even the middle finger. Also Read - Forza Horizon 5 available for pre-orders: Price in India, editions and more
These new emoji additions makes Microsoft the first company to take a bold step towards making profane smileys commercial. Android and Apple both scrutinize emojis released by Unicode Consortium, the authority that dictates the official language of emojis, and then release select ones for its smartphone users. Also Read - Everything Xbox and Bethesda showcased during E3 2021: Age of Empires IV, Xbox mini-fridge and more
Windows 10 brings along skin tone modifiers, the middle finger, and a sassier information desk person with its latest emoji updates. Emojis were added to the Windows platform in 2012 with the release of Windows 8. Also Read - Windows 11 Sun Valley teased officially with YouTube video ahead of June 24 reveal
Apple and Google have tried hard to be race-neutral and cuss-free, only allowing those emojis that do not stroke any controversy. Will we see a shift in mindset from the two companies, now that Microsoft has decided to relax a bit and allow its customers to play with these new emojis? Only time will tell.