Take a peek at what some of the 72 new emoji might look like

Take a peek at what some of the 72 new emoji might look like
Unicode, the keeper of emoji, has green lit 72 new ones that no doubt you will find quite usable. There will be a Pinocchio emoji so you can accuse someone of being a liar, a clown, hotcakes with syrup, a selfie, a bat, an owl, bacon, and many more. The 72 new emoji found in Unicode 9.0 will be added to the 1601 already in use.

Some other new emoji include a gorilla (quite timely), the face palm, left and right-facing fists, drooling man, shrug, ROFL (rolling on the floor laughing) and a hand signifying "call me." The 72 will probably be available with the release of iOS 10 and Android N later this year. The new batch becomes official on June 21st.

The 72 emoji were accepted by Unicode from a list that contained 77 emoji. While we now know what the next 72 will be, Unicode has not revealed exactly what they will look like. The images below come from a mockup made by emojipedia.org based on what it believes some of the Unicode 9.0 emoji will look like.

source: Unicode, emojipedia.org, via TheTelegraph, MobileSyrup



1. Unordinary unregistered

Still no middle finger on Android though?

3. vincelongman

Posts: 5696; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

6. Unordinary unregistered

Oh then cool. Someone here on Android was complaining they had no middle finger emoji. Must have been one of the many without 6.0.1

2. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Android emojis need.....work still. There really bland IMO.

4. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Not really. The ones on Whatsapp are bland...Android emoticons make them look outdated.

5. vincelongman

Posts: 5696; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Nice but IMO Unicode needs to standardise emojis There are several where Google's version looks completely different to Apple's version (or Samsung's, or LG's, ....) Which can lead to confusion e.g.http://emojipedia.org/grinning-face-with-smiling-eyes/

7. Unordinary unregistered

Samsung's is way different here, as if the Emoji is bellowing with laughter; as opposed to the giant teeth smile

9. vincelongman

Posts: 5696; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

For this one IMO Google's, Facebook's, HTC's, LG's and Microsoft's are similar, basically as spefied, a grinning face with smiling eyes Samsung's and Mozilla's are slightly different, a grinning face with smiling eyes, but mouth is open Apple's and Twitter's are totally wrong, they are a grimacing face, the opposite of what Unicode spefied

8. volcano

Posts: 348; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

they look emojis designed in 2007 oldddddddd Microsoft and google emojis design far more modern than these

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