Apple replaces handgun emoji with green water gun

The water-gun emoji is comprehensively designed to look like a toy. Its colouring and a plastic-looking trigger distinctly differ from its revolver predecessor.

The tech giant made the decision based on recent gun-related issues.

Amid the string of gun violence and gun-control laws across the US, Apple made the decision to replace its revolver emoji with a harmless green water pistol.


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