Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Former NASA Employee Releases New Emoji App to Fill Diversity Gap

Patrice Peck
July 25, 2014

IDiversicons offers over 900 emoticons to those users demanding a wider representation from their current emoticon app.

If you have been wondering when Apple will release a more racially diverse set of emoticons, you are not alone.

Katrina Parrott of the Houston area wondered the same thing before finally launching iDiversicons, a mobile application that provides users with over 900 emoticons available in the Apple store and Google Play. Having been laid off from her program manager position at NASA last year, the mother of two purchased Apple's Developer Program, hired an illustrator and brought the app to life during her newfound freetime. 

Full Story: http://www.bet.com/news/national/2014/07/25/former-nasa-employee-releases-new-emoji-app-to-fill-diversity-gap.html

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