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Are these new Windows emojis fun or offensive?

Are these new Windows emojis fun or offensive?
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Love them or hate them, emojis are here to stay. If you haven't heard the term before, they're also known as smiley faces or emoticons. Click here for everything emoji you need to know.

Lots of people absolutely love using emojis, but there are some that have been outraged over the new emojis in Windows 10. Others think they're just harmless fun. You have got to check out the new little symbols in the next Microsoft operating system. Be sure to let me know your opinion by posting in the comments below.

First up, updated emojis. Microsoft has added a few different skin tones to emojis. Skin tones now include neutral gray, pale, cream white, moderate brown, dark brown and black.

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Other minor updates have been made to smileys too: The photos below depict the Windows 8 version on the left, and the updated smiley on the right.

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Those don't seem too controversial. What's the one that has everyone in an uproar? Don't say I didn't warn you. Some might find the emoji on the next page offensive.

Next page: See the controversial emoji
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