by Alexandra Haddow
Hundreds of brand new emojis are being released onto your phones for 2019, and you’re going to need to use a sloth a lot
We all love emojis. We pretend we don’t if we’re over 25, and we have our own banned list (mine is the monkey covering his eyes or the winky-tongue-out smiley, I feel like a child if I use them) but we love them nonetheless.
Well, praise be, because the Unicode Consortium (no, us neither) have approved 59 new emojis for release - with gender variations it’s 75, and with skin tone variations it’s 230.
It’s 2019 and finally we’ll have same sex couples, disability emojis, and then random fun stuff like flamingos and otters. Excellent.
Check out this video from Emojipeadia which is a real life thing: