March 11th, 2015 11:10 EST
Facebook Renames 'Feeling Fat' Emoji Amid Protests
"Facebook appears to have removed a feeling fat emoji from its website after a body image group protested the double-chinned image.
The puffy-cheeked, double-chinned emoji remained on the site Tuesday as a status update option, but the text was changed from `feeling fat` to `feeling stuffed.`"
This is example 1,001 of political-correctness run amuck.
There is nothing wrong with the status "feeling fat" or the double-chinned emoji that represents the state of feeling fat.
When I eat a pizza in one sitting, I feel fat and nothing represents my current status quite like a double-chinned emoji. I`m not dissing the horizontally-challenged community if I select the double-chinned emoji to represent how I feel, so you chubby creeps can pound sand or eat a pound cake.
At least Facebook changed "feeling fat" to "feeling stuffed", instead of feeling horizontally-challenged.
Read more: http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2015/03/10/Facebook-renames-feeling-fat-emoji-amid-protests/2801425989859/#ixzz3U5bsdau5