Clorox Explains Emoji Tweet That Many Thought Was Weirdly Racist

One of Twitter's more bleachable moments

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Some long-awaited racially diverse emojis were added to iOS today, and all the world is happy. Well, the world was happy until it saw this Clorox tweet.

The brand sent out an odd message Wednesday evening featuring a bottle of its bleach made up of emojis, and the line, "New emojis are alright but where's the bleach." Given the timing, it set the Internet ablaze, with many wondering if Clorox meant the diverse emoji should all be bleached white.

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