Additionally, there are new diversity-themed emoji as well to represent people who are blind, deaf, or paralyzed, as well as guide dogs, prosthetic limbs, and hearing aids.
There will be an update to the holding hands emoji where users will be able to select skin tone and gender for more diverse couples, with more than 75 possible combinations.
Apple also unveiled its "takes" on the emoji, and it's gone for its usual blobby cartoon-style approach, although all its renderings are noticeably more 3D than the 2D images Unicode typically goes for.
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In their press release, Apple says that all the new emojis will be available "this fall".
"Celebrating diversity in all its many forms is integral to Apple's values and these new options help fill a significant gap in the emoji keyboard".
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The example states that the police emoji is usually a male while the "haircut" emoji is usually a woman, which can reinforce gender stereotypes. (Apple) Sloth and flamingo emoji. The Cupertino-based company is adding several emoji such as a new smiley face for yawning, new food items, a one-piece swimsuit, as well as several cute critters. Individuals with these handsets can access the new emoji via the Android Q Beta now. "So with this update, emojis that don't specify gender will default to a gender-ambiguous design".