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In this Feb. 15, 2016 photo, a student demonstrates how emojis are used during a research session on the Kansas State University campus in Olathe, Kan. The Sensory and Consumer Research Center at Kansas State University-Olathe is developing a scientific methodology to measure children's responses to food using face emojis. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Google is ditching those weird blob emojis


Google is finally ditching those weird blob-like emojis. 

The company tried to improve its emojis for the Android N, according to The Verge, but the upcoming Android O will include a completely revamped set. 

"Google's new emojis will also include a new suite of characters designed by Unicode," CNN Money reports. Unicode is a nonprofit consortium responsible for ensuring that emojis sent by an iPhone can actually appear on an Android. 

Emojipedia notes that every emoji will be part of the redesign, which also aims to make the proportions more consistent.

The beta version of Android O is available for those with a Pixel or newer Nexus smartphone, CNN reports. If not, you'll have to wait until an update is available for your phone later this year. 

If you are one of the few people who love the gum drop emojis, The Verge notes that the redesign will become the default, which means once they are downloaded there's no going back.

What do you think of Google's current emojis?

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