Apple Is Finally Giving Us the Mermaid Emoji of Our Dreams

Mar 25, 2017, 00:35
Apple Is Finally Giving Us the Mermaid Emoji of Our Dreams

Almost 70 new emojis are coming our way later this year, including a mermaid, a dinosaur, a genie in a bottle and a woman in a hijab.

Hey phone fans, good news - new emojis are heading your way.

The software and data standards nonprofit group will release its selections in June, but for now, Emojipedia has created some fun mockups of what the tiny, text-friendly pictures may look like.

Also included is a woman wearing a headscarf - representing the ongoing fight for greater diversity among emojis.

These emoji cookies are a great surprise, whatever the occasion Emojis have taken over as the new form of communication, with several naughty ones slipping through - including the aubergine which is code for a penis Peachy!

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However, some observers questioned whether her business credentials were sufficient to earn her a place at the meeting. The meeting has been highly anticipated as the two leaders have publicly differed on key issues.

The draft list includes merpeople, magicians and gender inclusive pictographs which are "open to interpretation".

Last year, Google revealed a series of new emojis in efforts to better capture the essence of its users.

As well as people-oriented emoji such as vampires, elves, genies, and zombies, Emoji 5.0 includes many random objects such as a brain, a coat, a dumpling, and a flying saucer.

The move comes after the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee agreed to the proposed changes, bringing the new looks to Android and other platforms.

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