Tag: emoji

[Update: Now widely available in Pie update] Android P Beta 2 adds 157 new emoji, brings back some gender-inclusive ones

Android P Beta 2 / DP3 just landed earlier today, and while we’re digging in to look for new features, a few of the more visually apparent additions have already been revealed. Today’s release includes support for Unicode/Emoji 11.0—which was technically only officially released yesterday—as well as some tweaked gender-inclusive family and couple emoji which […]

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Latest Instagram tests swap DM and profile tab positions, add quick emoji access to comments

Google is the king of server-side tests, but it’s by no means the only company that does them. Instagram also uses them fairly often, and this time around, it’s trying something that may make some people a bit annoyed. It’s experimenting with swapping the profile and DM icons, as well as putting a row of […]

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To celebrate 🎉World Emoji Day🎉, Google gives us a throwback to ‘blob’ Emoji

XDA Developers Today, July 17, is 🎉World Emoji Day🎉. To celebrate, Google is giving us a throwback to the days of “blob” Emoji by issuing new sticker packs. The blob Emoji stickers are available now in Gboard and Android Messages. For a long time, Google’s “blob” Emojis were one of those little details that differentiated Android […]

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Apple Teases More Than 70 Upcoming Emoji for iOS and Mac to Celebrate ‘World Emoji Day’

There are dedicated “days” for a lot of different things out there. Some are official, others not so much. There’s World Goth Day, for instance, or days when we celebrate cake or donuts. And there’s certainly a day to celebrate emoji, because of course there is. In light of World Emoji Day, Apple is celebrating […]

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Apple promises 70 new emoji in 2018, such as superheroes, hair, and food

Apple announced today that it will add over 70 new emoji to its 2018 operating system releases, enabling iOS 12, macOS Mojave, and watchOS 5 users to further customize the hair and expressions of the popular messaging icons. The new emojis are based on characters approved for Unicode 11.0, and are promised “later this year […]

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Galaxy S9 AR Emojis welcome two classic Disney characters

Given the box office success of the Incredibles 2, you’d think Samsung and new partner Disney would promote it to no end. You might, however, be a bit late to the news because that already happened late last month when The Incredibles, including the beloved Jack-Jack, were transported to Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones and […]

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Twitter’s emoji for Trump’s North Korea nuclear summit is very weird

As U.S. President Trump preps for a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Twitter doesn’t want you to forget to tweet about it under the right hashtag. In a choice that seems to make light of a lot of really quite serious things at once, Twitter is promoting its new #TrumpKimSummit emoji for […]

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