When Apple first released the new emoji support in iOS 12.1 beta 2, many were quick to criticize the bagel. “What midwestern bagel factory did this bagel come out of?” asked Nikita Richardson of Grub Street.
First of all, I take offense to the slight at midwestern bagels. How dare you? There are plenty of amazing places to get a bagel here. Second, they called this bagel-emoji-gate! The “-gate” term has been so diluted at this point that it means next to nothing.