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Five years ago, everyone used the same yellow-coloured emojis (which looked like the Simpsons or the LEGO, or just someone suffering from jaundice) But turned out that blacks and people of colour felt misrepresented by the yellow emoji. Unicode Consortium, a non-profit that governs text and emoji standards worldwide, proposed an update to respect emoji diversity. But there were controversies around who actually choose these skin tones. These colour are based on dermatology, the science of skin, not race or ethnicity.