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Apple previews upcoming emoji for World Emoji Day

Frank Williams | 17 July, 2017, 19:37

Despite the fact that Apple only showed off a handful of new characters, there's certainly more to come, as the official spec includes 56 new emoji, all of which should be included when the public update is released.

If you are writing a message today (17 July) that contains emojis, congratulations, you are celebrating World Emoji Day.

"Bearded person", "breastfeeding", "sandwich" and "coconut" were among the new illustrations.

The World Emoji Day website says the day is celebrated on 17 July because the day is famously displayed on the iOS Calendar Emoji.

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In celebration of World Emoji Day (which is apparently a thing), Apple has also done a playful makeover of iTunes Movies, as well as highlighting emoji-related apps ...

In the meantime, here is a close look at 12 new emoji designs that will be coming to all Apple devices over the next few months.

Apple previews twelve new emoji's here.

Those emoji will not be available for Apple products until Apple actually adds support for Unicode 10, which includes designing its own artwork for each emoji. The Exploding Head smiley is an instant favorite.

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