New Emojis Set To Release Later This Year

What better way to celebrate World Emoji Day than with new emojis? According to USA Today, 56 new emojis will be released later this year with the release of Unicode version 10.0.

Unicode Consortium announced the news and also said there would be some cool new emojis and highly-anticipated emojis. There will be a mind-blown emoji, a breastfeeding emoji, and an orange heart emoji.

Along with the new faces and hearts, there will be a set of Typicon marks and symbols and a Bitcoin sign.

Here is a highlight of the new emojis to come:

  • Crazy Face
  • Hijab
  • Dinosaurs
  • Bitcoin symbol
  • โ€˜Colbert Emojiโ€™ (Face With Raised Eyebrow)
  • Exploding Head
  • Elf
  • Genie
  • Zombie
  • Person in Steamy Room
  • Person Climbing
  • Brain
  • Orange HEart
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Zebra
  • Giraffe
  • Hedgehog
  • Pie
  • Canned Food
  • โ€ฆ and more
Photo: Emojipedia, Unicode.

Last summer Unicode 9.0 released 72 new emojis that included bacon, selfie, and a clown face. Most of those emojis made it to iOS in the iOS 10.2 update.

And in honor of #WorldEmojiDay: