Tacos, burritos and unicorn emoji are coming, because of Unicode eight.zero

Tacos, burritos and unicorn emoji are coming, thanks to Unicode 8.0

The Unicode Consortium unveiled its new emoji set as a part of the usual’s model eight.zero replace on Wednesday. Sure, that taco emoji we have all been ready for on bated breath has arrived and lo, it’s superb. Different meals-associated icons embrace taco’s massive brother, the burrito, in addition to a scorching canine, popcorn and a cheese wedge. Inedible emoji like a Unicorn head, prayer beads and a volleyball are additionally obtainable. Surprisingly although, no hotdog pizza emoji simply but — in all probability as a result of we’re unsure but in the event that they’re okay for human consumption.

In all, 37 new icons (forty one when you rely the 5 pores and skin colour modifiers) made it previous the consortium’s stringent vetting course of. You possibly can take a look at the complete listing, which can ultimately make their approach into your cellular system’s keyboard. Whereas Apple already jumped forward and put the pores and skin shade modifiers in iOS and OS X, it hasn’t up to date with the remainder of eight.zero’s emoji modifications, and neither have Android or Home windows. The Unicode requirements group is already at work on model 9.zero, which is scheduled for launch in 2016. Proposed icons embrace avocado, shrug, owl, selfie and everyone’s favourite taco topping: bacon.

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