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This emoji may not be what you think it is

A high five — or a person praying? It's up to you to decide.
Brittany Binowski, Deseret News Modified: July 4, 2014 at 12:23 am •  Published: July 30, 2015
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Next time you whip out your emoji keyboard, type with caution.

The emoji most commonly thought of as two hands clasped in prayer may actually be two friends high-fiving, according to an article by Popsugar.

This comes on the heels of Unicode's announcement last month on the arrival of 250 new emojis, some religious, like a variety of crosses, and some not so religious, like the middle finger.

The outrage on Twitter is palpable, with many users expressing their concern over the new revelation.

"Just found out this emoji is a high five not a prayer symbol..." @cowboycorndog tweeted. "Everything is a lie."

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