230 new emoji to be added in 2019
The Unicode Consortium unveiled their latest emoji list for 2019, adding 230 new symbols.
In their Emoji 12.0 update, 59 new emoji such as a yawning, pinching hand, drop of blood, waffle, ice cube, ringed planet, deaf person, and mechanical arm have been added. There are also about 171 variants for gender and skin tone, making up a total of 230 new additions.
The new emojis will have its initial release in March but the rollout on mobile phones will most likely occur around September or October. Other platforms may release them earlier at around April 2019 and continue throughout the rest of the year.
Watch the Emojipedia’s video of the complete final emoji list for 2019 below: