Gingers have souls too: Here are the 2018 emoji candidates

Gingers have souls too: Here are the 2018 emoji candidates

Those googly eyes on emojis that now face left could be made to face to the right next year if Apple or other device vendors decide to give you the option.

The exact line up for the new version of emoji is a long way away from being official, but the idea of being able to reverse certain icons is interesting and in some situations will mean people can use them in a whole new way.

The Unicode Consortium is the body which standardises and maintains how characters such as emoji appear across differing platforms, such as on Apple's iOS and Google's Android software.

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The resolution will surely fail, as not enough Democrats are on board and Republicans still control the House . She has also said that impeachment must be rooted in facts rather than personal opinions about the President.

It's been a while since the Unicode Emoji Consortium released its sixth set of proposed emojis last June, with a follow up in August (which offered up a drunken face and unhappy poo, oddly enough). New emoji sequences, which are used for variations on a single emoji (like the skin tone variations), were added as well, giving the superhero and supervillain two gender options, skin tone options for leg and foot and 48 new sequences for man and woman, which include skin tone variations and hairstyle options. A new section now outlines a ZWJ mechanism which will let the vendor switch directions of any emoji. While this is unfortunate for users who want to text a picture of a dismayed pile of poop, it's nice to know that the list is being continually updated to best reflect a combination of efficiency and the needs of their audience. That being said we still need to wait until January when the final list will be announced. It features 130 emoji that may be brought in at some point in the next year. The included emoji is sure to go through several changes before the final meeting in January, so check back frequently!

On the contrary, three other emoji's have been excluded in the 11.0 beta. In fact even if unicode adopts the proposal, vendors like Apple would end up making the ultimate decision of which emojis will get to face both ways, and an update allowing that feature wouldn't come until iOS 12, which should debut sometime next fall.