David Bowie-Inspired Emojis Are Coming

The emoji will come as both a male and female and feature the classic lightning bolt painted across one eye.

By E.J. Judge

The tributes to David Bowie continue to roll out months after his death. The latest comes in an unlikely form: not a cover song, tribute show, or re-issue of his music, but by putting his likeness into the hands of millions across the world. David Bowie is getting his own set of emojis.

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As noted by Rolling Stone, the “singer” emoji is one of 16 new professions being added to Apple’s ever-growing library of personalized electronic expressions with its upcoming iOS 10.2 update. The emoji will come as both a male and female and feature the classic lightning bolt painted across one eye and a microphone.

Check out the new emojis below.

Post Author: brian.ives.

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