Yawning, Garlic And Guide Dogs: Apple Reveals New Emojis With Diversity Twist

Yawning, Garlic And Guide Dogs: Apple Reveals New Emojis With Diversity Twist
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Apple has given a sneak preview of the 59 new emojis it will be releasing later this year to celebrate World Emoji Day.

And there are some game-changers on the list, including a new smiley face for yawning, a one-piece swimsuit, new food items including a waffle, falafel, ice cube, butter and garlic, and new animals like the sloth, flamingo, orangutan and skunk.

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The update also places an emphasis on diversity.

The holding hands emoji has been updated so users can select a couple with any combination of skin tone, in addition to gender, opening up more than 75 possible combinations.

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There are also now more disability-themed emojis for users to select such as a new guide dog, an ear with a hearing aid, wheelchairs, a prosthetic arm and a prosthetic leg.

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