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More inclusive emoji will come to iPhones in iOS 14.2


The latest iOS betas nearly always reveal a glimpse into what to expect when the rest of us update our iPhones. If you’re into emoji, then iOS 14.2 might be a treat. The new additions, detailed by Emojipedia, should be only a few weeks away, include transgender flags and the trans symbol, bubble tea and a ninja — finally.

Sound familiar? Apple previewed some of its emoji updates back in July, but now we get to see all of them — and decide which will be our new favorites. The update includes gender variations for both the tuxedo and veil emojis, now reclassified as gender-neutral emoji. There’s also bottle feeding emoji across genders, which will exist alongside the breastfeeding icon from 2017. While there are new emoji for flies and cockroaches, I believe this to be the most 2020 emoji.

The ever-expanding emoji universe continues: the Unicode Consortium last just revealed Emoji version 13.1 last week. As Emojipedia reports, though, don’t expect to see those icons on your iPhone until 2021.

via September 30, 2020 at 10:42AM by , Khareem Sudlow,