Apple and Google recently announced new upcoming emoji coming soon to Android and iPhone (iOS). The figures are based on Unicode Consortium package 12.0, the body responsible for the standardization of faces, which approved 230 of them for 2019. Among the new features, we highlight a number of references to people with disabilities, greater gender diversity and skin color. representations of couples as well as various animals such as a lazy animal, an otter and a flamingo.
The next iPhone (iOS) cones are to be released in the fall, that is, from September when iOS 13 is released. In the case of the Google system, the faces should be released along with Android 10 (Q) at the end of the year.
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iPhone to receive update with 59 new emojis Photo: Divulgao / Apple
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On both platforms, the couple's hand in hand emoji became more flexible. You can choose from combinations of people with diverse skin tones and genders, portraying LGBT couples with ethnic mixtures. There are 71 variations on Android and 75 variations on iPhone (iOS).
In the Google system, the gender-neutral doll will now be viewed as standard on 53 emojis such as vampire, climber, head massage and swimmer. The idea is to avoid stereotypes, as it happens today: the policeman, for example, initially displayed as a man, while the person getting a haircut is a woman. Note that by clicking on the emoji, the user will be able to choose a genre.
Android will have 71 variations of the couple emoji holding hands Photo: Divulgao / Google
The inclusion of the disability theme proposed by Apple in March 2018 will be implemented in both systems. There are blind, deaf and wheelchair users, as well as a co-guide, arm and leg prostheses and an ear with hearing aid. Also drew attention the yawning emoji, gamb, Waffle, dressing, garlic, mai, skydiver and of course the hand pinching. In Brazil, he became a joke on the Internet in February, when he gained sexual connotation and the nickname of mixuruca.
Emoji "Pinching Hand" has gained double meaning on social networks and is being associated with "mixuruk" things Photo: Reproduction / Emojipedia
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