The Unicode Consortium today has officially announced Unicode 10, which includes a host of new emojis for users to take advantage of. The release consists of 56 new emoji characters, a set of Typicon marks and symbols, and a Bitcoin sign. With the additions of Unicode 10, the Unicode standard consists of a total of 136,690 characters.
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While Apple is bringing a handful of new emoji to its users with the upcoming release of iOS 10.2, the Unicode Consortium today approved 51 new emoji as part of the Unicode 10 release. The new emoji are based on requests from third-parties to the consortium over the past year and include emoji representing breastfeeding and a hijab emoji, as well as many others (via Emojipedia).