WhatsApp to reveal transgender pride flag emoji

Almost a month after trick was first spotted by Emojipedia

Tech Desk March 21, 2019
A 3D printed Whatsapp logo is seen in front of a displayed Whatsapp logo in this illustration September 14, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is in the middle of updating its main version of the app after having previously revealed an unofficial version of the transgender pride flag on the Beta version of the app.

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Almost a month after trick was first spotted by Emojipedia, where you had to copy their version of the trick to reveal the pride emoji, WhatsApp has now finally unveiled a transgender pride flag emoji on the Beta version of the app, while they work on releasing the same for the main app too.

According to a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is working on a feature that would enable the users to look for emojis and stickers while doodling images on the app. The messaging service app is also working on revealing more emojis that would represent other genders.

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So far, the flag emoji is only available on Beta 2.19 for Android devices.

This story originally appeared on IndiaToday.

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