Great news for all fans of virtual communication: iOS 11 is coming big update emoticons. Just imagine how the people of the Unicode Consortium to discuss the necessity of introducing icons with the image of the vampire, cap, Zebra or Christmas socks.
In the new operating system Apple iPhone and iPad users waiting for 69 new funny smileys. “The Unicode consortium” reserved space for new icons, including some fantastic creatures, women lactating and women in hijab.
The list includes several fantastic creatures — vampires, elves, mermaids, genies and zombies; they’ll all be featured in female and male versions. Besides, there will be Emoji broccoli, dumplings, sandwich, steak, cake, fortune cookie and other icons of the food. Also the set will include Emoji climbers, yogis, flying saucer, canned tomatoes in their own juice, the steak and the brain.
The sub-Commission, the organization responsible for the development of emoticons, introduced icons, which after approval will appear in Unicode 10. The icons are selected on the basis of frequent queries in the network or the need of their appearance. As you can see, the creators tried to make the most advanced set of symbols, which, in turn, will simplify or eliminate all use of words in correspondence.
Unicode was introduced in 1991. The standard consists of two components: the universal character set (to more than one million items) and the system for encoding those characters. Standard constantly adding new characters. Thanks to the previous version of the Unicode standard iPhone and Mac appeared “politically correct” Emoji different colors, well, gay emoticons.