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Emoji's with a Variety of Skin Tones

Itslearning is feeding into to narrative that white is the default color and the standard. It is upholding white values. I find it to not be inclusive at all.

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  • Dec 7 2020
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  • Deena Cook commented
    10 Feb 05:42pm

    My students need to feel that they are represented. Please make this a priority, not just something you will consider, and create simple emojis that include a variety of skin tones. Maybe the option should be to to delete all the people and hand hand choices you offer until everyone is included.

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    Product Team commented
    11 Dec, 2020 12:46pm


    Sorry to hear you feel this way. Our emoji selector was created using a standard sub-set of emojis some years ago and has not been updated much since. We try to keep the options limited to make it easy to use. We'll considere modernisation of this in the future.

    The itslearning Product Team