Google finally corrects its burger emoji

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If it feels like we're overhyping these enhancements, well, we certainly are, but Sundar Pichai himself (jokingly) dropped "everything else" Google was doing to address the globally panned hamburger emoji design last month.

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai got in on the debate and promised that fixing this would be his top priority. Well, he kept his word. The key difference between "Android burger" emoji and any other is that the slice of cheese is placed beneath the patty and atop the lower bun.

According to Emojipedia, which first reported the change, other impending emoji updates include "beer" and "beers", soon to feature a full stein instead of a half-poured draught; as well as "cheese", which corrects a bug that places a line through holes on the edge of the wedge.

The second one, the clinking beer glass emoji, had the same mistake.

Samsung takes a page from Google's misguided playbook, placing the cheese on top of the lettuce and sending chills down the spine.


These adjustments are part of a beta update, and, as Emojipedia pointed out, may change before the public release expected later this year. This was when the tech giant served Android burgers to staff at the beginning of November in its Seattle office.

By now you have probably heard about the great burger debate of 2017.

Besides, Google has also refreshed a few more emojis.

Everyone knows the cheese normally goes on top of the patty, including Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, Facebook and Twitter, with any real-life adjustment of the classic recipe bound to cause widespread panic, riots and maybe even a full-on food war.

The cheeseburger emoji debate is finally over, as Google has resolved things in Android 8.1 Oreo. In Android 8.0, the mug had a weird space between the beer and the froth, but Android 8.1 fixes that by bringing the beer all the way to the top.

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