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Apple Highlights New Batch of Emoji Coming to iOS, macOS, and watchOS Later This Year

After first giving iTunes an emoji-themed makeover, Apple is continuing its celebration of World Emoji Day with a preview of all-new emoji characters coming to iOS, macOS, and watchOS later in 2017.


The new emoji previewed today by Apple include Woman with Headscarf, Bearded Person, Breastfeeding, Sandwich, Coconut, T-Rex, Zebra, Zombie, Elf, Star-Struck, Exploding Head, and more. All of the emoji shared today were previously included in the new Unicode 10 standard released in June.
The new emoji make it easier for users to express themselves with greater diversity, additional animals and creatures, new smiley faces and more.
Apple didn't specify a launch date for the new line of emoji characters coming to iPhones, iPads, Macs, and Apple Watches this year, but it's expected that they will arrive sometime around the public launch of iOS 11 this fall, or soon thereafter. World Emoji Day celebrations are also extending to the iOS App Store, where Apple said that it has highlighted apps that showcase fun things to do with the smartphone characters.

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17 months ago
Just remember folks, there's a team of designers at apple that after years of study, practice, college and building up a portfolio of amazing work, are now spending 12 hours a day sitting in front of an iMac drawing emoji full-time until they just can't take it anymore.
Rating: 62 Votes
17 months ago
That's great...can I have my gun back?
Rating: 51 Votes
17 months ago
Yes, about covers it.
Rating: 41 Votes
17 months ago
Glad they were able to pull off an emoji-themed iTunes makeover...

How about utilizing those resources into pulling off an entire iTunes makeover that doesn't suck?
Rating: 34 Votes
17 months ago
We can always use more puke emojis.
Rating: 34 Votes
17 months ago
We didn't need a zebra emoji, people could have just used the horse. This is likely the result of campaigns from zebra rights activists and I'm offended that they've included it.

(just getting that out of the way as I'm - unfortunately - expecting other comments along those lines)
Rating: 24 Votes
17 months ago
Im not gonna get political but come on what the hell has it come to now days just stick with yellow emojis all this race colour is stupid how does yellow emoji offend anyone lol they are becoming a joke to many to search thru
Rating: 23 Votes
17 months ago

A breastfeeding emoji? Why? I mean, I don't get the zebra one either so I guess it doesn't make any difference. Maybe the breastfeeding one would be used more than I think...


Not sure why you are surprised. Politically correct Apple was going to add a Breastfeeding emoji eventually. Honestly I can't wait for the male Breastfeeding emoji. :p
Rating: 20 Votes
17 months ago

Unbelievable Apple!


You know Apple doesn't come up with new Emojis? The unicode group comes up with and approves official Emojis http://www.unicode.org.
Rating: 19 Votes
17 months ago
"World Emoji Day celebrations".
Unreal.
Rating: 17 Votes

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