Your Emoji game gets a serious upgrade with 230 new additions for 2019. And the highlight of this year are certainly the many inclusive Emoji's.
Every year the Unicode Consortium approves and releases a new set of Emoji's. This year 230 new Emoji's will roll out with the aim of being more inclusive: people with disabilities, people who hold hands, skin tones and even a period of Emoji.
More and more people are relying on Emoji & # 39; s to express themselves and all sorts of situations. And in a world that is more diverse than ever, it was time to attract more inclusive Emoji's. For starters, the 2019 roll-out includes wheelchairs, walking sticks, hearing aids and prosthetic limbs. This was something that Apple had listened to, with the statement that "one in seven people around the world has a form of disability (…) by adding emoji that is symbolic of users' life experiences, helps a diverse to create culture including a restriction. "
The new emoji's of 2019 also include more than 171 possible combinations of "people who hold each other" – women holding hands, men holding their hand, woman and man holding their hand are now available and in all skin tones . For the first time ever, there will also be a period of Emoji, symbolized by a drop of blood.
Of course, the 2019 roll-out will also include many new Emoji foods – including garlic, a waffle, an onion, butter and a juice box, clothing – such as a one-piece swimsuit, a sari, ballet shoes and a safety vest. animals – including a sloth, otter, flamingo, skunk and orangutan, and his bunch of random Emoji's: a ringed planet and a yo-yo.
There is also a new pinched hand Emoji, which has become the most talked about Emoji in the new collection … You all know why.
The new Emoji & # 39; s will be part of the Emoji 12.0 release that will be released in Q3 of 2019.
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