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Unicode Articles


New 2019 Emoji Candidates Include Service Dog, Deaf Person and More Couples

Thursday August 9, 2018 1:32 pm PDT by
The Unicode Consortium is working on the list of emojis that will be added to Unicode 12 in 2019, and today Emojipedia shared some details on new emoji candidates that have been suggested for inclusion. New candidates for Unicode 12 include service dog, deaf people, and mixed race couples. Because the list of emojis has not yet been finalized, these new emoji candidates won't be included...
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How to Fix the 'Black Dot' Unicode Bug Crashing iMessage

Wednesday May 9, 2018 7:32 am PDT by
Yet another Unicode bug has been discovered that is capable of crashing apps and operating systems, ranging from WhatsApp on Android to iMessage on iOS. We won't share the exact string, to prevent it from spreading further, but it includes black dot (⚫️) and pointing left (👈) emojis plus other hidden characters. Simply put, this particular Unicode string cannot be rendered properly and leads ...