Toronto students create emoji to reflect themselves

Katrina Clarke, Toronto Star, Apr 30, 2016
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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There's a very involved emoji-approval process (which is how we end up with an unrepresentative set of emogis) but it'd good to see these students speaking out against it and creating their own alternatives. “I thought this would be a good way to spark them thinking about what emojis represent — if they represent them as young women,” said Daniel Pupulin, the students’ communication technology teacher.

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