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Posted by on Jun 15, 2012 in Curiosities, Operating Systems | 0 comments

Apple adds icons of gay couples in IOS 6

Apple adds icons of gay couples in IOS 6


The Cupertino have always been very open-minded, that’s why more than willing to include sexual minorities added in its recent mobile operating system, , new icons. In these you can find emojis both made up of women and men.

As recorded by the site Gizmodo, these you can see two women holding hands, a situation that is repeated for the male couple. Besides these also appears a heterosexual couple and a child who would come to represent a traditional family.

On the other hand, it is curious to observe in pictures how the faces of the gay icons are absent from any expression, compared to the rest of the that have a smile or a more neutral face.

has always given importance to emojis, the iPhone and iPad , so from now with the inclusion of gay icons not previously appeared in IOS 5 , leads to believe that this company is doing its part in terms of integration. Perhaps in the future IOS 7 is added icons and same-sex couples with children also. Is this a direct instruction from Tim Cook?

Link: Apple Adds Icons Gay and Lesbian Couple to iOS 6 (Gizmodo)

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