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Posted: July 18, 2017

Apple unveils new emojis, ‘woman with headscarf,’ ‘breastfeeding,’ ‘bearded guys,’ more

A few of Apple’s emoji characters are shown in this picture. The tech company is set to unveil its latest generation emojis this fall.
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A few of Apple’s emoji characters are shown in this picture. The tech company is set to unveil its latest generation emojis this fall.

By Fiza Pirani, Atlanta Journal-Constituiton

On World Emoji Day Monday, Apple unveiled a new collection of emojis coming to iOS, macOS and watchOS, including a variety of new inclusive characters.

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The new collection includes a woman wearing a headscarf, a T-Rex, zombie, starry-eyed smiley face, bearded person and several more.

The inclusive art for women are on trend with the company’s inclusive approach over the past five years. Apple added art for female professionals and athletes and single-parent homes in 2016, added multiple skin tones in 2015, African-American icons in 2014 and emojis depicting LGBTQ couples in 2012.

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The new emojis will debut later this year. According to CNN, the company’s next-generation software typically debuts in September.


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