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“Melting face,” “pregnant person,” and 35 other emoji approved for Unicode 14.0

21 hours ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / This is the full slate of proposed new emoji for Unicode 14.0.
The Unicode Consortium has finalized Unicode 14.0 , adding a total of 838 new characters to the standard, which dictates how text and other written characters are handled in most of the world's software. Most notably for everyday users, Unicode 14.0 includes 37 new emoji characters, including multiple hand gestures and additions like "melting face," "biting lip," "troll," "beans," "pouring liquid," "pregnant man," and "pregnant person."
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