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New Emoji of 2020: The Gender-Inclusive Emoji Collection

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New emoji batch with new skin-tone options will be soon in your list of 2020 emoji update.

The Unicode Consortium introduced 117 new emoji for 2020 making the final cut for proclamation this year. This fresh arrival has more conversational potential with friends and family members. An emoji with a pinched finger known as “Italian Hand Gesture”, a smiling face with a drop of tear in one eye, bubbling tea and bottle-feeding parents adds more fun to the conversation.

An Addition to Your Old Emoji Collection

Along with the new characters, they also added new Skin-tone options.

New Emoji
The latest addition includes a woman or gender-inclusive person in a tuxedo, even a neutral person or man in a veil. Another gender-inclusive alternate to Santa Clause and Mrs. Claus named Mx. Claus.

They are adding more and more gender-neutral emoji to the collection. Since 2019, there have been 138 new emoji that are gender-neutral.

Last year Google and Microsoft did not accept the proposal of adding a transgender flag to the collection. About this, the tech giants wrote:

“We believe that adding an emoji illustrative to our life experiences isn’t just about creating technology that should be accessible to everyone — it’s about fostering a culture that is inclusive of users around the world.”

Unicode also displayed a picture and data file having sample images of the new arrival for retailer guidance. You may see variations in them according to your platforms, such as devices (Android or iOS), WhatsApp, Twitter, and website. The following picture shows the original designs created by Emojipedia.

Original looking heart, realistic lungs, and ninja’s face are also part of it. It is still unclear when this list will make its way to users. You can see some designs taken form Google that might be subjected to some change before its release.


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