February 6, 2019
The 59 emoticons chosen to be incorporated into messaging applications include meals, hearing aids, robotic arm and legs, people in wheelchairs or walking with sleeves.
the Unicode Consortium, responsible for maintaining and updating the emojies we use daily on our phones and computers, announced the 59 new emojis that will be included in Unicode 12.0 in 2019.
On the 59 original emojis it is necessary to add the different varieties of skin and breed that there is, which causes the total number to increase to 230 emojis among which we find ears with hearing aids, people with listening problems, robot arm and legs, wheelchair users, new heart colors and certain foods or drinks, such as. of buddy who finally managed to be incorporated.
As it happened before, Human diversity is gradually involved in the emoji, something that can be appreciated with the space now given to people with disabilities. proposed by Apple from the previous year. Two help dogs were also incorporated to give importance to their work in helping people.
Among the animals that we can also find as the year progresses are flamenco, sloth or skunkwhile the foods added are displayed waffle, buddy, lard, onion and garlic.