iOS keeps on changing and updating as Apple keeps on running a public beta program and adding new things. Finally, Apple has decided that it should update the emojis, which mean it’s time to give people good emojis!
The new emojis are based on Unicode 14 and have some cool things to show to people. There are 123 new emojis that Apple has introduced and these emojis came after the Peek Performance event hosted by Apple.
Now is the time to up your emoji game. According to Emojipedia, this is the largest addition of smiley emojis to Apple since iOS 11. The emojis are very cool and emojis like a “pregnant man”, “a troll”, and a “melting face” are getting a lot of attention from people.
The biggest addition has been to this group of emojis with new emojis like “melting face”, “face with the peeking eye”, and “face holding back tears” being the highlights here. “Face with open eyes and hand over the mouth” is familiar as it’s similar to the “face with hand over mouth” from iOS 11 except for a slight change in the eyes.
A lot of these emojis are inspired by the ones that Google has been adding to their phones in recent updates.
Gender Neuteral Emojis
With the world moving forward having gender-neutral emojis is a must! The emojis that are gender-neutral are, “person with a crown” and “pregnant person” or “pregnant man”. The gender-neutral emojis are the way moving forward and will help showcase how everyone is accepting of people no matter what.
Body Parts Emojis
There is a new “biting lips” emoji, this will be something that will be a first here as this emoji is not available on other competing OSs. This may also be the start of a lot of new body parts emojis that may soon come to iOS
Hand Gesture Emojis
Hand gesture emojis are very important and are used by a lot of people. People have been using hand gesture emojis for a very long time. This time the hand gesture emojis group has seven new emojis. Some of the new emojis are “rightward hand”, “leftward hand”, “hands making heart”, and “index finger pointing at the audience”. There is also a special “K-pop” emoji that has been included in the latest emoji update.
The handshake emoji has been updated with a selection of 25 new skin color shades and that is another win for inclusiveness in the world. With the updates for the emojis, it’s clear that Apple is looking to be more inclusive even when it comes to small things like emojis.
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