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iPhones are getting a bunch of new Emojis today

Kai Ryssdal Dec 12, 2016
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Final Note

iPhones are getting a bunch of new Emojis today

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Some exciting new developments in the world of everything Emoji.

First and foremost: there’s a new set of emojis out in Apple devices, including a graphic redesign of almost every pre-existing emoji to boot. New entrants include an astronaut…

Female Astronaut, Type-5 on Apple iOS 10.2

And a face that’s supposed to be barfing, though I don’t really see it.

Nauseated Face on Apple iOS 10.2

Second — for those of us that feel a special, almost professional understanding of this plethora of expressions, objects and symbols — there’s a translation agency, Today Translations, in the UK that’s looking for emoji translators. Emoji, according to a report last year from the BBC, is one of the fastest growing languages in the U.K., which I get.

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