Apple celebrates World Emoji Day today on July 17, 2018. Apple announces that they will include more than new 70 emoji characters to the iOS devices such as iPhone, Ipad, Mac, Apple Watch later this year via a free software update. The new emojis are designed and improved based on approval of characters in Unicode 11.0. Now the new emojis are much more expressive and seems life-like experience like the redhead, curly hair, bald head, grey hair, new smiley faces, cold face, party face, pleading face, and faces with love and hearts.
Apple includes over 70 new emojis later this year
The emojis now become the most important part of our life in terms of digital communications. You have customized our text messages and expressions into emojis and symbols. We are now used to by expressing our feeling or mood via emojis and this communication now taking as a lead part in asking or telling anything shortly.
A free software update to iOS 12 will bring the new emoji characters and more to iOS devices. Not only the people emoji are on the list, Apple added some beautifully designed animals like Peacock, Kangaroo, Parrot, and Lobster etc. Some food items also included like Mango, Cupcake, Lettuce, Moon Cake, and other popular items. There are some sports, other symbols also included this time along with Superman and Superwoman, infinity symbol etc.
Emoji 11.0 – World Emoji Day (17th July 2018)
Thousands of emojis are available currently iOS, MacOS, and watchOS including smiley-faces, gender-neutral characters, clothes, foods, animals, other popular symbols, cold-faces, hot-faces, hair-colors, baldness, mythical creatures etc. Among the symbols, it also includes Nazar Amulet Emoji, looks like a circular black, white, and blue ball eye is believed to protect against the ‘evil eye’. The Nazar Amulet Emoji was approved as a part of Unicode 11.0 in 2018 and added to Emoji 11.0 this year.
To mark the day, Apple has included their leadership page where the profile pictures turned into emojis. That looks stunning with eyeglasses, hair colors, face cutting, and skin tones. This includes the faces of Apple CEO Tim Cook, Katherine Adams, Eddy Cue, Jonathan Ive, Dan Riccio etc.