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These are the 69 new emoji coming to your keyboard

This article has been annotated using some of the new emoji.

There are 69 new emoji about to fill your keyboard and social feeds (green face struggling to not get sick) and there are already over 2000 (suprised face with head exploding).

The new ones include a curling stone (face with one eyebrow raised), a male and female in a steam room (hand icon showing stop), really, the Finnish Foreign Department campaigned for its inclusion and are celebrating its addition (toasting champagne glasses).

Picture: Supplied

Magicians, fairies, vampires, mermaids, elves and genies, all at your fingertips soon.

But that is not even the weirdest, you will no longer need to write the words for pregnant or breastfeeding as they both have icons.

A real rifle has been added - even though the handgun was removed last time and replaced with a water pistol, supposedly to not encourage violence (face with pinocchio nose).

There are more food items to accompany the eggplant, which is a proxy for sex, thanks to the Japanese. You now can also use the potato, broccoli and avo.

At last, a giraffe, just what you needed.

(drum roll icon) Meat fans will get their long overdue bacon (fist bump emoji).

There are zombies, mermaids, and elves. Women with headscarves and a man with a beard (mad looking face with one eye big and one small) which together with a spoon, egg and scooter will make your life online richer and communication easier, right (crickets).

Even dinosaurs will will roam virtual space.


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : These are the 69 new emoji coming to your keyboard


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