Selfie, Avocado, And Bacon Emojis Are Finally Here

by Michelle Broder Van Dyke on June 21, 2016

Unicode released a new set of emojis on Tuesday that includes new faces, hand gestures, sports, food items, and animals.

Unicode released a new set of emojis on Tuesday that includes new faces, hand gestures, sports, food items, and animals.

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A bunch of new people-related emojis have been added, such as the “rolling on the floor laughing” face, the creepy clown, and a pregnant woman.

A bunch of new people-related emojis have been added, such as the "rolling on the floor laughing" face, the creepy clown, and a pregnant woman.

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Plus a bunch of hand gestures, which includes the selfie and call me symbols.

Plus a bunch of hand gestures, which includes the selfie and call me symbols.

Emojis to reflect both genders have been included, like the groom to match the bride, a male dancer to match the salsa dancer, a Mrs. Claus to match Santa, and a prince to match with the crowned woman.

Emojis to reflect both genders have been included, like the groom to match the bride, a male dancer to match the salsa dancer, a Mrs. Claus to match Santa, and a prince to match with the crowned woman.

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The new set also includes many of the sports in the upcoming summer Olympics, including gymnastics, wrestling, and water polo.

The new set also includes many of the sports in the upcoming summer Olympics, including gymnastics, wrestling, and water polo.

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There also new food items! Behold, a paella, salad, avocado, and croissant.

There also new food items! Behold, a paella, salad, avocado, and croissant.

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A few new drink-related were also added, including milk, clinking champagne glasses, a tumbler, and a spoon.

A few new drink-related were also added, including milk, clinking champagne glasses, a tumbler, and a spoon.

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And if you’re feeling dark, the much-awaited black heart is now here:

And if you're feeling dark, the much-awaited black heart is now here:

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The only emojis that didn’t make the cut were the modern pentathlon and the rifle. There is already a pistol emoji.

The only emojis that didn't make the cut were the modern pentathlon and the rifle. There is already a pistol emoji.

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New candidates for the next emoji release have already been suggested, including a sled, a dumpling, an orange heart, and a face with a raised eyebrow.

New candidates for the next emoji release have already been suggested, including a sled, a dumpling, an orange heart, and a face with a raised eyebrow.

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Check out all 72 new emojis in this video:

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LINK: Inside “Emojigeddon”: The Fight Over The Future Of The Unicode Consortium

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