Things 5 & 6

  Diversity I was really excited for Week 3, Diversity and Accessibility. As a white European, cis, Middle Class, able-bodied straight presenting woman I’m pretty high up the privilege list, and because of that I can afford to not always think about these things. So I wanted to tackle this as a active recognising of privilege […]

Things 5 & 6

Thing 5: Emoji’s and Diversity

Thing 5 asks you to consider the impact of diverse representation via the emojis we all know and love. I wrote a blog about the impact of emoji’s taking over how we write things, certainly in a colloquial manner. I remember when it was in the news not so long ago, regarding the ability to […]

Thing 5: Emoji’s and Diversity

Thing 5: Diversity

I first read the two recommended articles: How Apple’s new multicultural emojis are more racist than before Yeah, Facebook Messender’s New Diverse Emoji Actually Matter I’d only been vaguely aware of the move for more diverse emojis and these two articles were thought provoking. I tend to think of emoticons as text based as in … Continue reading Thing 5: Diversity

Thing 5: Diversity

Thing 5: Diversity

I have to confess that I didn’t see a downside to the new shades of emoji that were released by Apple. However, having read Paige Tutt’s article How Apple’s new multicultural emojis are more racist than before, I can see that the emojis could cause problems.  You have to feel sorry for companies like Apple: […]

Thing 5: Diversity

Thing 5: Diversity

I have to confess that I didn’t see a downside to the new shades of emoji that were released by Apple. However, having read Paige Tutt’s article How Apple’s new multicultural emojis are more racist than before, I can see that the emojis could cause problems.  You have to feel sorry for companies like Apple: […]

Thing 5: Diversity