Rejoice! Unicode Introduces New Emoji - Like a Wheelchair! And Garlic!

There's a New Emoji & We're All Making the Same Joke

"Out of the two prominent ones is the period emoji".

The number of distinct new emojis is 59, but with all the new gender skin tone varieties, the total becomes 230.

We're also finally getting food characters for onions, garlic, falafels, oysters and butter, all of which emoji you thought existed before today, but didn't. The victor, though, has to be the waffle topped with a ideal little knob of butter.

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Animals: You'll see flamingos, sloths and an orangutan emoji.

There's also a win for inclusivity in this round, with hearing aids, white walking canes, wheelchairs and a thumbs-up-giving bionic arm.

That's according to the final list from the Unicode Consortium.

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A "period emoji" will be included in the upcoming release of new smartphone images, after almost 55,000 people weighed in to support a campaign aimed at destigmatizing menstruation. Check out the full range here.

One man wrote: 'An emoji that I can use to imply that an Internet stranger has a small penis, 2019 may not be so bad after all'.

Another notable addition to the emoji library is a drop of blood, which is meant to offer women a new way to talk about menstruation.

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A new "people holding hands" emoji will let users mix and match different skin tones and genders, with 171 possible combinations. The update v2.19.21 comes with a new emoji layout for 21 emojis. Unicode also expanded emojis to represent more people with disabilities. It's just announced lots of new emojis that will likely make their appearance in this fall's iOS update. Among them include the sari, a Hindu Temple, falafel, maté, and the Diya Lamp emoji.

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