Redheads across the United Kingdom can finally celebrate now that ginger emojis have arrived on smartphones. The Unicode Consortium, the organization that governs how text and other characters are rendered on computers, phones and other electronics, will officially introduce the new emojis when it releases the 11th version of Unicode standard on June 5.
There will soon be more than 160 new emojis available, including a whole slew of redheads.
Emoji 11.0, which is essentially a subset of Unicode 11.0, includes 66 new emoji code points.
"We did feel a bit left out, so the ginger community is quite vocal about how pleased they are that it's finally going to be included", she told BBC Radio Scotland.
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"I think probably every message I send from now on will have a ginger emoji in it, I nearly felt like I didn't want to use any emojis because there wasn't one that looked like me".
Gingers, prepare to up your emoji game! What a time to be alive.
It's likely to take a little longer for them to appear on your phones while operating systems update to handle the new symbols. "Great. Another tool to abuse me with". There's also 43 new Miscellaneous Symbols and Arrows (PDF) and Chess symbols (PDF). So far, they have not announced their update schedules.