New emojis are coming: from the smiley that shakes the head to the jellyfish

New emojis are coming: from the smiley that shakes the head to the jellyfish

New emojis are coming

The 31 new finalist emojis have been released that could be part of the 15.0 update of the Unicode consortium, expected to debut on the various operating systems and applications as early as the end of 2022. Compared to past years, the number of images is much smaller and there are various smilies and drawings that are already going viral such as the smiley shaking the head, new colors for the heart and the hand extended to the right or left than in the original idea should be used to possibly give (virtual) five in a conversation, but which could also represent an invitation to remain calm. There is no shortage of animals, plants and symbols of various kinds, let's make a summary of the possible new emojis.

As usual, the new finalist emojis who have passed the penultimate skimming appear in the summer and then do its debut at the turn of the new year on Android or iPhone smartphones, but also on computers with Windows, Mac and Linux os and in various applications. Last year the 14.0 update had appeared on July 16 with smileys used today as the one that melts or the dotted one without forgetting the famous pregnant man or the lips that bite.

Emojipedia - the new emojis 2022

The new round of emoji is much more minimalist and moreover includes only a smiley and only a part of the body with chromatic variations or the hand extended to the right or left. There are three colored hearts of blue, gray and pink, animals like the elk, the crow and the jellyfish, but also foods like ginger and the pod with peas and the hyacinth flower. Then there is a wing and objects such as the comb, the fan, musical instruments such as the maracas and the flute to close with the symbol of wi-fi and the Khanda, the symbol of Sikhism. When will the new emojis of update 15.0 be used? The latest selection will be announced in September by the Unicode Consortium so the already small number could still decrease as well as some graphics or colors could be changed. For the record, last year the finalist emojis were 112 while in 2020 they were even 334.

iOS and Android users are getting new emojis for World Emoji Day

With World Emoji Day only a few days away, new iOS and Android emojis are expected to release soon. It is a part of the emoji day tradition.

Although there are only 31 new iOS and Android emojis being released this fall, we already have an idea of what they may look like.

This is thanks to Emojipedia, the world’s leading repository of everything emoji. Thanks to Emoji 15.0, a high-five, Wi-Fi, and a shaking head emoji, among others, will be coming to iOS and Android.

All these are contained in the draft list of expected emojis released by Emojipedia. But, what else do we know about the new iOS and Android emojis?

Meet the new iOS and Android emojis

The new iOS and Android emojis include the following: a shaking face, light blue, gray, and pink hearts, and leftward and rightward pushing hands of different skin tones.

It also includes animals like a brown moose, a gray donkey, a light blue wing, a black bird, a white goose, and a jellyfish.

There’s also a flute, maracas, hair pick, folding hand fan, pea pods, ginger, hyacinth, khanda, and of course, the Wi-Fi emoji.

The Unicode Consortium has until September to finalize its submission, but historically, most drafts are usually accepted.

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Emojipedia admits that some of this year’s 31 designs may not make the cut, but it hopes that most do.

In 2021, Emojipedia proposed 112 unique emoji designs and 334 in 2020. Emoji 15.0 will provide emojis alongside Unicode 15.0.

World Emoji Day 2022

During World Emoji Day, learn how to use emojis on your PC and on your Mac as well.

Meanwhile, Apple> is also expected to use World Emoji Day to announce upcoming additions to the iOS emoji library. This has been its practice since 2017. Earlier this year, it released emojis for iOS 14.

Days ago, Mark Zuckerberg also announced that WhatsApp users can now access and use the entire emoji collection as reactions, instead of just the chosen six.

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Joy Okumoko is a freelance technology writer who loves all things tech. She spends her spare time crocheting and working on her crafts.