World's first 'Maori emoji app' embraces culture, country and cute animals


For awhile there, it seemed like there was a dearth of apps for New Zealand’s Māori to express themselves digitally. 

But now there’s Emotiki, which calls itself the world’s first Māori emoji app. And it looks pretty awesome.

Available on iOS and Android, the sticker app includes 200 different Māori icons, from emotions to food, to sports and animals associated with the cultures of Aotearoa

It’s not true Emoji as you would find in your smartphone’s keyboard — the folks at Unicode call the shots on that. They’re more like images you can share via your messaging app. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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