theverge.com - 6 days ago
Apple shows off some of the new emoji coming to iOS and macOS later this year
Do you use Apple products?
Do you like emoji? Do you want more emoji? If you answered yes to those questions, then good news: Apple announced today that it’ll be adding new emoji to its iOS, macOS, and watchOS platforms later this year. It showed off a few of the new characters in celebration of “World Emoji Day,” which I adamantly refuse to acknowledge as a real thing. The new emoji appear to be Apple’s take on the most recent Unicode 10 standard, which, among other things, added 56 new emoji to the lexicon. Those emoji include soon-to-be classics like the “Exploding Head,” “Crazy Face,” “Face With Monocle,” and “Sandwich” emoji, along with an oddly long list of fantasy-themed emoji. (Was anyone really asking for Mage, Fairy, Vampire, Merperson, Elf, Genie, and Zombie emoji?)
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