If you find yourself struggling to precise yourself with mere phrases and turn to emojis, then we’ve got excellent news – Apple has unveiled the first have a look at some of the new emoji designs that are heading to iOS units later this year.
There is a complete of 59 new emoji designs, with some celebrating diversity, in addition to fun new additions to present classes too, introducing everything from new disability-themed emojis to a yawning smiley face and a flamingo.
One of Apple’s most significant changes is launching a substantial update to the ‘holding palms’ emoji, typically used to represent couples and relationships, as users can now choose any combination of skin tone and gender to personalize the couple within the emoji to describe their relationship.
There can even be more disability-themed icons consistent with Apple’s proposal to the Unicode Consortium, with new emojis that depict guide dogs, listening to aids, prosthetic arms and legs, wheelchair customers, and many more.
“This isn’t meant to be a comprehensive list of all possible depictions of disabilities, however, to supply an initial starting point for higher representation for diversity within the emoji universe,” Apple clarified in its proposal to the Unicode Consortium last year.
As for the animals and meals updates, you will finally be able, to sum up, your weekend without saying a word with the launch of the sloth and waffle emojis (just us?). There’s additionally new flamingo and orangutan emojis, or falafel and garlic emojis.
And for the Android customers, don’t fret – Google has additionally confirmed it will be launching 65 new emojis, together with sloths, otters, waffles and garlic, in addition to gender-inclusive designs, emojis for service and guide dogs, a Diya lamp emoji for Diwali celebrations and more couple combinations too.