Interracial same-sex couples are being considered among 61 new emoji proposals.
Apple has announced it will grant iOS users over 60 new emoji characters, including new hair colours, animals and smileys.
Redheads can rejoice as a new emoji which shows their hair colour has finally been added.
Unicode has announced it will update the lobster emoji after the first version was missing two legs.
Unicode have announced a new release of 157 emojis, and initially, scientists rejoiced – they would finally have a test tube, petri dish and DNA icons to message each other.
The gatekeepers of emoji, the Unicode Consortium, have just published their new emoji list which includes a mosquito, softball and flat shoes.
As Apple users updating to the company’s OS 11.1 get their hands on a new set of emojis, here’s a look at the work of the Unicode Consortium – the organisation which agrees which emojis make the cut – and much more: