The Unicode Consortium has revealed 117 new emoji that will be rolled out later this year as part of Emoji 13.0. There are 62 new emoji and 55 new gender and skin tone variants of emoji, including more gender-inclusive options. Some of them look really fun — I already can’t wait to troll my friends with the smiling face with a tear, the face with glasses and a mustache, the ninja, and the cockroach.
Here’s an image from Emojipedia that approximates what all the new emoji might look like when they’re released on devices and services. Exactly when the new emoji are released is up to each individual vendor, but in previous years, the new emoji have typically rolled out in the fall, and that seems like a reasonable expectation for this year…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts