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Apple adds cream cheese to the bagel emoji

Steven Adams
| Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, 11:54 a.m.

The next time you update your iPhone or iPad you'll be treated to some new emojis. Foodies will notice the current unappetizing bagel has been upgraded to add texture, better color and, at long last, cream cheese.

Apple's upcoming iOS 12.1 software update will load the new torus-shaped bread products into your emoji library.

Emojipedia noted the update and shared comparison images of the bagel varieties users may see on their devices.

It started with New Yorkers voicing their disappointment.

Will anyone outside New York City care?

A schmear campaign was launched.

Grub Street blogger Nikita Richardson celebrated the victory.

Philadelphia Cream Cheese was quick to take some credit: #ItMustBeThePhilly

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