They were unveiled on the occasion of World Emoji Day.
We have been using emojis every day for more than 20 years, how much do you know about them?
Some of Apple’s new emojis for 2020.blog.emojipedia.org
They replace words, expressions, they serve us to show moods . The emoji are already inherent part of the messages sent through social networks . In fact, they have up to one memorial day: July 17 is World Emoji Day.
Coinciding with this celebration, on July 17 we learned about the new emojis that we will release on iOS and Android throughout 2020 .
Although there are several opinions, as a rule 1999 is indicated as the year in which the first emojis appeared . Shigetaka Kurita created them for NTT DoCoMo . There were 176 of them, each of them was 12 x 12 megapixels, and today they are part of MoMa , the Museum of Contemporary Art in New York.
New emojis in 2020 for Apple
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In the blog of emojipedia we can see what will be the new emojis that will debut in iOS along this 2020. All of them-as happens with those of Android- already been approved by the Unicode Consortium to be part of the list Emojis 13.0 . Among the new emoji of Apple are Dodo – a bird in extinction, matrioshkas , piñata, tamale, snapping fingers making, boomerang , ninja, coin, heart, beaver, transgender symbol, bubble tea and a lung.
Other emojis that have already been approved, but do not have a preview, are smiling faces with a tear and people hugging. In addition, emojis with face masks could not be missing . If they follow a similar schedule to other years, we must expect that they are ready in October coinciding with the launch of iOS 14.1 or iOS 14.2.
There are 62 new emojis for 2020 and 55 skin tones and gender variants.blog.unicode.org
New Android emojis
In the blog Unicode all Emojis 13.0 appear. Among them are those that will be new emojis for Android in 2020. In total, there are 62, in addition to 55 skin tones and gender variants . Apart from some already mentioned above, there is a kettle, a van, a fondue or the transgender flag.
There are also emojis of girlfriends, boyfriends and mothers and fathers giving their sons and daughters a bottle. They are expected to be available in late 2020 with the release of Android 11 .