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The Unicode Consortium on Wednesday revealed 62 new emoji coming to devices this year, including a smiley face with tears, nesting dolls and a non-gendered Santa Claus.
The new list of emoji, which fall under Unicode 13.0, will also feature “pinched fingers” to represent emphasis or sarcasm and a “disguised face”.
Meanwhile, blueberries, flatbread, fondue and bubble tea will be added to the food department along with a tamale and teapot.
“There are also 55 gender and skin-tone variants, including new gender-inclusive emoji,” the Consortium said on its blog.
The gender-inclusive emoji will include a man feeding a baby, a person in a tuxedo and a ninja.
According to the Consortium, the Emoji 13.0 will begin rolling out on platforms in September this year.
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