Good news, emoji fans: 56 new characters are officially ready to make their debut. But that doesn’t mean the wait is over just yet, as it will take some time before companies will make the update available.
Unicode, the organization that oversees the creation of new emoji, released the latest version of its Unicode Standard, which includes support for the new emoji as well as thousands of other characters.
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The list of the 56 new characters (183 when you account for gender and skin tone variations) had previously been finalized back in March, but Unicode hadn’t made the update available until now. Read more…
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