We can’t wait for fall when we can start using these new emojis! While I personally can’t stop scrolling back to the sloth (I mean, how cute is that little smiley face?!?!?) we’re glad to see the importance Apple has placed on diversity and are looking forward to seeing more and more inclusion.
…users will now be able to select any combination of skin tone, in addition to gender, to personalize the people holding hands, opening up more than 75 possible combinations.
Following Apple’s proposal to the Unicode Consortium last year to introduce more disability-themed emoji, a new guide dog, an ear with a hearing aid, wheelchairs, a prosthetic arm and a prosthetic leg will be available in the emoji keyboard. Celebrating diversity in all its many forms is integral to Apple’s values and these new options help fill a significant gap in the emoji keyboard.
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