Unicode published the final Emoji 11.0 list of Emojis for 2018 back in February and today the company announced that the 11.0 will arrive on June 5th. This brings 66 new emojis including softball, kangaroo, partying face, parrot, and more. Continue reading “Unicode 11.0 brings 66 new emojis including softball, kangaroo, partying face, parrot, and more”
A new mysterious bug found on the WhatsApp is causing the app to crash, it is the black dot emoji that when touched crashes or freezes the app. It is not tapping the emoji that causes the crash as much as what lies underneath it, meaning that tapping anywhere on the message; “<⚫> 👈🏻 can’t touch this” can trigger the bug. Continue reading “Black Dot emoji message could crash Android messaging apps”
Unicode Consortium has published the final Unicode 11.0 list of Emojis for 2018 just as it had mentioned earlier while it was in beta since December last year. With the newly finalized 157 new emojis, the total number of approved emojis count reaches to 2,823. These emojis will be on phones in the second half of 2018. Continue reading “Unicode 11.0 brings 157 emojis including Superheroes, Supervillains, Infinity and more”
Unicode Consortium today released version 10.0 of the Unicode Standard that offers a look at new emojis that are likely to be adopted by major vendors like Apple, Google, Samsung and Windows in near future. Continue reading “Unicode 10.0 brings 56 new emojis including bitcoin symbol, zombie, vampire and more”
The Unicode Consortium has today proposed a shortlist of 51 emojis for acceptance in Unicode 10. New emojis include a giraffe, dinosaur, T-Rex , vampire, zombies, bearded man, soda/milkshake, breastfeeding, a “shhh” face, pie, starry-eyed face, woman in hijab and zebra.
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Unicode has revealed details of the new draft it has proposed for Emoji 4.0. The updates for Emoji 4.0 includes gendered emoji support, new professional emojis, additional support for skin tones, new flags and emoji upgrade to non emoji characters.
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Earlier in May this year, Google had proposed a set of emojis to the Unicode Technical Committee (UTC) that represent a wider range of professions for women. Now, the UTC has approved new emojis that aim to break the gender stereotype thereby improving gender equality.
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Last month, Unicode Standard released the Version 9.0 collection of 72 new emojis. Now, Twitter for Web is getting support for these new emojis,
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Unicode Standard has released the Version 9.0 collection of 72 new emojis on Tuesday, as promised earlier this month. It includes several new Faces, hand gestures, gender pairings, animals, food, drinks, and sports. Continue reading “Unicode releases 72 new emojis pack update 9.0 with ‘Black Heart’”
Unicode has a new collection of emojis for rollout. The non-profit corporation Unicode Consortium actively develops and maintains emoji standards internationally. It has approved 72 new emojis, and the update is scheduled for release on June 21. Continue reading “72 new emojis coming to your smartphone on June 21”
The emoji icons spotted on your phone’s keyboard are all part of an international standard that ensures that the icons are visible across devices and platforms. As part of Unicode 8, the Consortium has added 41 new emoji which cover a wide range of uses and emotions including a face with rolling eyes, a hugging face, taco, cheese and even a unicorn. Continue reading “Popcorn, Cricket and Robot Emoji headed to your phone as part of Unicode 8”