Homos3xual Emojis – Japanese-invented emojis have become a key feature of messaging application WhatsApp. According to a study by University Of Missouri – St. Louis, using the emojis was found to give a conversation a more light-hearted tone. They make one seem friendlier and lend a hand in softening the blow of a critique.
To continue serving these purposes even better, WhatsApp version 2.12.374 (released in December 2015) added more emojis. Some of the emojis were of the controversial homos3xual relationships.
Not all users received the updates positively. Among the who objected the new WhatsApp emojis were authorities in the Muslim-majority Indonesia.
In February 2016, Indonesian authorities directed Facebook and WhatsApp to block the emojis and stickers with LGBT themes in the country.
“No social media may show items that smack of LGBT. Because we have our own rules, like religious values and norms, which they must respect,” said information ministry spokesman Ismail Cawidu as quoted by BBC.
Here are some of the LGBT themed WhatsApp emojis on your phone:
1) Same love: LGBT themed emojis of two female in a romantic relationship and two male in a romantic relationship. Image: WhatsApp emojis
2) Same love: LGBT themed emojis of two female a romantic relationship. Image: WhatsApp emoji
3) Same love: LGBT themed emoji of female-female family. Image: WhatsApp emojis
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