Check out the 72 emojis new to your keyboard today

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Researchers have found that anthropomorphic emojis, like language, can get lost in translation, causing significant misunderstandings. (Screenshot/TNS)
Researchers have found that anthropomorphic emojis, like language, can get lost in translation, causing significant misunderstandings. (Screenshot/TNS)

Researchers have found that anthropomorphic emojis, like language, can get lost in translation, causing significant misunderstandings. (Screenshot/TNS)

Starting today you’ll have 72 more ways to express yourself without using actual words.

Unicode Consortium, the non-profit that manages emoji, will add 72 new friendly, little images to the emoji lexicon, and they finally paid breakfast the respect it deserves. You’ll now have the option of emojifying the best meal of the day with a pancake, croissant, bacon, avocado and egg (in shell) emoji.

Other notable additions include a heart that’s as black as your own, a terrifying clown, a bat and a blowing-your-nose-face, for when you need to be visually specific about your illness.

As Complex reports, two emoji were rejected from this release after Apple refused to approve them for iOS: a “sporting rifle” emoji and “modern pentathlon” emoji, which features a man firing a gun.

Although Unicode Consortium has released the new emoji and they are available for use by vendors like Apple, Google and Microsoft starting today, “the approval date of Unicode 9.0 doesn’t necessarily mean they will be rolled out to end-users on this date,” Observer reports.

READ: For child predators, emojis may have different meaning


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