You may have never thought that you’d need a pregnant man emoji, but someone out there surely thinks you do. Here’s what to expect from the new emojis launching this year.
Ahead of World Emoji Day on 17 July, the Unicode Consortium has released its draft list of around thirty new emojis heading for roll-out later this year. On the agenda are new facial expressions, outstretched hands, handshakes, nests, an ID card and even a troll.
In terms of emotions, the next slew of emojis promises a face with open eyes and hand over its mouth, another peeking through hands over its eyes, as well as a dotted outline smiley and one holding back tears. Various hands, in several skin colors, are also proposed, with some outstretched, others in a handshake, and some making heart shapes. Other new arrivals include crowned characters and pregnant men.
Other amusing new additions this year include a troll, coral, nests (empty or with eggs), beans, a slide, a crutch, an X-ray, a low battery, an ID card and a disco ball.
The list is expected to be finalized by the Unicode Consortium in September, before starting to roll out later this year.
This article is published via AFP Relaxnews.