Every year, official arbitrators of online expressions at the Unicode Consortium consider new ways for vocabulary professionals to express themselves online. It is a long and elaborate process for new emoji to be added to the official Unicode list, which means that we are already looking at emoji that is being evaluated for next year.
Candidates for new emoji next year now include a service dog, any possible combination of couples holding hands and a deaf person. In total, there are 179 new Emoji characters listed for Emoji 12.0 inclusion, a new version of our favorite photos that will be released in the first half of next year.
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