Before 2020, hardly anyone used the lousy emoji with the mouth mask, but due to the corona crisis, Apple is now forced to make the emoji more cheerful.<!– –>
The original emoji no longer matches the current corona measures, Apple argues. The emoticon looks a bit sick, which makes it seem as if only people who feel a bit lousy have to wear a mouth mask. But health organizations insist that face masks should also be worn by healthy people. In Belgium, for example, this has to be done in busy places, in shops and in public transport.
A test version shows that the emoji with the mouth mask looks more cheerful. It is not clear if the emoji is also smiling, because yes, he is wearing a mouth mask.<!– –>