Emojipedia just announced the new emoji that are likely coming later this year to your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and other devices. The 15.0 update will bring some nice additions so users can express themselves better. Here are the figures on the draft list that could be coming soon to your Apple device.
emoji Stories July 13
emoji Stories March 14
With today’s release of iOS 15.4 comes a slew of new emoji. Users have access to a range of new emoji including beans, melting face, heart hands, disco ball, X-Ray, and more.
There are 40+ new emoji included in today’s iOS 15.4 release, with over 120 new options when accounting for different variations.
emoji Stories January 27
emoji Stories December 2, 2021
These were the most popular emojis of 2021 according to the Unicode Consortium
With the end of the year quickly approaching, the Unicode Consortium is out with a fun study today showing off the emojis that were used most throughout 2021. While the smiley/emotion category was the most popular overall, the new report breaks down nine different emoji categories by the most and least used.
emoji Stories September 15, 2021
Emoji 14.0 draft renderings by Joshua Jones
The draft candidates for the Unicode Consortium’s Emoji 14.0 release are up for approval and Emojipedia has shared a great look at many of the new emoji that could come to iPhone over the next year. Seven new faces are in the mix like melting face and face with peeking eye, with other candidates including heart hands, person with crown, troll, low battery, x-ray, biting lip, and many more.
Update 9/15: Unicode 14.0/Emoji 14.0 has been finalized with the list remaining the same from the draft we first saw back in July.
emoji Stories July 16, 2021
World Emoji Day: Vote for ‘Most 2021 Emoji,’ sponsor an emoji, most popular emoji of the year
World Emoji Day is Saturday, July 17 and in honor of the occasion we’ve rounded up a number of ways to join in on the fun. From voting on the most 2021 emoji and upcoming emoji you’re most excited about, checking out the most popular emoji from 2021, sponsoring an emoji to support the non-profit Unicode Consortium, and more, check out everything going on below.
emoji Stories July 15, 2021
Study highlights most popular emoji for 2021, why users value them, and more for World Emoji Day
Ahead of World Emoji Day on Saturday, July 17, Adobe has released its annual in-depth study on the latest emoji trends. Based on responses from users around the world, the report gives a look at the most popular emoji, how users see them as valuable, the top three best and worst emoji when dating, the most motivating emoji at work, and much more.
emoji Stories July 6, 2021
Apple devices suggest woozy face emoji for ‘stammering’
Many Apple devices are auto-suggesting the woozy face emoji when a user types the word ‘stammering.’ This is a term for a condition more commonly known as stuttering.
A British charity for designed to support those who stammer has described the link between the emoji and the word as “demeaning and damaging” …
emoji Stories April 15, 2021
Adobe emoji survey shows users want even more customization options
Adobe is out with a new study today that asked people from all around the world how they feel about emoji and what they want to see with future releases. Some of the big themes include only half of users feeling represented in the current emoji options and the vast majority wanting to see more inclusive customization options.
emoji Stories February 16, 2021
emoji Stories July 16, 2020
emoji Stories April 8, 2020
New emoji will come to iPhones later than usual because of coronavirus
The Unicode Consortium has announced today that it is delaying the release of Emoji 14.0 due to COVID-19. The news was announced in a blog post, with the delay being attributed to the “lead time for developers to incorporate emoji into mobile phones.”
emoji Stories January 29, 2020
The new emoji that will arrive in 2020 on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android, and other devices have been officially set. Additions in Emoji Version 13.0 include “Italian Hand,” ninjas, the Transgender flag, anatomical body parts, smiling face with tear, disguised face, new animals, food, parents feeding baby, and much more.
emoji Stories January 27, 2020
Emoji have made their way to all sorts of products and places in the real world outside of just our devices and now Vermont vehicles could be next. A new bill has been submitted to the state’s legislature to make a handful of the animated characters a customization option for license plates.
emoji Stories December 18, 2019
There are now more than 1,200 emoji, with more added each year – and you can now have your say on next year’s crop via the Emoji Voter app.
The decisions on which emoji get approved or rejected can be controversial. Why, asks one expert, is there a red-headed emoji but no afro haircut one, when there are many more people with an afro?
The Emoji Voter web app aims to ensure your voice is heard by Unicode, which makes the decisions. The app presents proposed new emoji, together with a short explanation of why it has been suggested, and then lets you swipe left or right on each…
emoji Stories September 27, 2019
OK emoji added to list of hate symbols as white supremacists fall for prank
The OK emoji – and photos of the hand signal – have been added to a list of hate symbols as a result of white supremacists falling for a prank…
emoji Stories July 17, 2019
emoji Stories February 19, 2019
More and more cases require courts to interpret the meaning of emoji
There was a court case just over a year ago where a judge ruled that a series of texted emoji constituted a valid agreement to rent an apartment. A law professor has found that it was far from alone: there were over 50 court cases last year where a judge needed to interpret the meaning of emoji or emoticons …
emoji Stories February 5, 2019
Unicode Consortium publishes final emoji list for 2019, includes more inclusive options, orangutan, waffles, banjo, and more
The Unicode Consortium has now published its final list of emojis for 2019, including 230 new emojis coming to most platforms later this year.
emoji Stories October 23, 2018
emoji Stories October 16, 2018
Apple solves #bagelgate with a more appetizing bagel emoji
Antennagate, bendgate, batterygate … all trivial compared to bagelgate. Apple introduced a new bagel emoji in iOS 12.1, and the Internet was up in arms …
emoji Stories October 11, 2018
You can now compose a tweet comprising 140 emoji – but please don’t
emoji Stories October 2, 2018
With iOS 12.1, the phone emoji finally loses the home button to reflect modern iPhone design
The iOS 12.1 update will bring more than 70 new emoji to iPhone and iPad users. Apple has also tweaked some of the existing set, most notably the iPhone device emoji. Despite the iPhone X being around for almost a year, the emoji demonstrated a silver iPhone 6. That has finally changed in the latest beta …