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Let’s Talk About the Gun Emoji

Mar 9, 2019

5:00pm – 6:00pm CT

Recording: Let’s Talk About the Gun Emoji, Mar 9, 2019

When the gun emoji was first approved by Unicode in 2010 there were a lot of unknowns about how it would be used.
Nine years later, we know a lot more.
When does the use of the gun emoji reflect real-world violence? What can we learn about the gun emoji from what comes before and after it? Can the design of the gun emoji impact its meaning? Join this panel of multidisciplinary emoji experts as we discuss the gun emoji from technical, ethical, social, emotional, and linguistic perspectives.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Mark Davis

Unicode Consortium

Desmond Patton

Columbia University

Jane Solomon

Dictionary.com

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Panel

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Track:

Design

Level:

Beginner