Here’s The Reason Why There Will Be No Rifle Emoji – Tech Times

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The Unicode Consortium removed the rifle emoji from its latest emoji update after hearing opposition from Apple and Microsoft. Code for the rifle will still exist but only as a black-and-white symbol, so it won’t be supported on devices. ( Emojipedia ).
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