Unicode 10 adds new Colbert emoji and more



The Unicode 10 consortium has released Unicode 10, and 56 new emoji characters have been added. You will have to wait for a future software update to install all of Unicode 10 on your phone. For iOS users, such an update should probably arrive sometime in the autumn or winter. This new version includes support for languages that are rarely used like Masaram Gondi, Soyombo, Nushu, and Zanabazar.

The 56 new emoji characters announced today include:

  • Star-Struck
  • Face With Raised Eyebrow (Stephen Colbert)
  • Exploding Head
  • Crazy Face
  • Face With Symbols Over Mouth
  • Face Vomiting
  • Shushing Face
  • Face With Hand Over Mouth
  • Face With Monocle
  • Child
  • Adult
  • Older Adult
  • Woman With Headscarf
  • Bearded Person
  • Breast-Feeding
  • Mage
  • Fairy
  • Vampire
  • Merperson
  • Elf
  • Genie
  • Zombie
  • Person in Steamy Room
  • Person Climbing
  • Person in Lotus Position
  • Love-You Gesture
  • Palms Up Together
  • Brain
  • Orange Heart
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Coat
  • Socks
  • Billed Cap
  • Zebra
  • Giraffe
  • Hedgehog
  • Sauropod
  • T-Rex
  • Cricket
  • Coconut
  • Broccoli
  • Pretzel
  • Cut of Meat
  • Sandwich
  • Bowl With Spoon
  • Canned Food
  • Dumpling
  • Fortune Cookie
  • Takeout Box
  • Pie
  • Cup With Straw
  • Chopsticks
  • Flying Saucer
  • Sled
  • Curling Stone

Check out a video from Emojipedia revealing the new emoji characters found in Unicode 10, by clicking on the video at the top of this story.


source: Emojipedia via SlashGear

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