Can Emoji’s Save Lives?

Can Emojis Save Lives?

Hiroyuki Komatsu is a Google Engineer. Recently he proposed an idea, he wanted to add new icons to the standard emojis. Adding new food emojis can help foreign people understand what ingredients are put in different foods, so people with food allergies can avoid the foods that they need to. Picture this: there is a foreign person in America that is allergic to shellfish, but they don’t know that there is shellfish in the food they are about to order, so they get an allergic reaction. With the new emojis, nobody would have to worry about it anymore! Also, emojis are universal, so this feature could be used anywhere to save lives!