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June 22, 2017

Unicode 10 update will give you 56 more emojis.

The Unicode Consortium (the governing body that approves emojis) has just officially announced Unicode 10 that will include 56 new emojis that you can use. New emojis such a smiley wearing a hijab is now included.

“Unicode 10.0 adds 8,518 characters, for a total of 136,690 characters. These additions include 4 new scripts, for a total of 139 scripts, as well as 56 new emoji characters,” it said about the new release.

Here’s some of all the new emojis:

  • Crazy Face
  • Hijab
  • Dinosaurs
  • Bitcoin symbol
  • ‘Colbert Emoji’ (Face With Raised Eyebrow)
  • Exploding Head
  • Elf
  • Genie
  • Zombie
  • Person in Steamy Room
  • Person Climbing
  • Brain
  • Orange Heart
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Zebra
  • Giraffe
  • Hedgehog
  • Pie
  • Canned Food

Unicode 10 should come to major operating mobile operating systems soon – most likely Android O and iOS 11 coming later this year.

by Victor Philip Ortiz

Tech Enthusiast and Movie Buff. Has passion for all things tech – you’ll normally find him tinkering with the latest gadgets and computer peripherals. He is an avid collector of DVDs and Blu-ray discs, and recently discovered his love for gaming.