Google celebrates World Emoji Day with 65 new emojis

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Photo courtesy: www.blog.google

Love using emojis in your messages? Well, get ready for 65 new ones set to be launched by Google on the new Android Q later this year. 

Here's what you can look forward to. 

A brand new diya emoji to celebrate the Indian festival of Diwali:

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Photo courtesy: www.blog.google

There will also be 53 emojis with gender inclusive designs, for example in the emoji for “police officer”, which is commonly displayed as male and "person getting haircut", commonly displayed as female. 

In keeping with the theme of diverse representation, Google is also releasing 71 emojis that reflect couples with different skin tones:

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Photo courtesy: www.blog.google

Service Dog emoji and Guide Dog emoji:

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Photo courtesy: www.blog.google

A couple of new animals - a sloth and an otter:

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Photo courtesy: www.blog.google
Photo courtesy: www.blog.google
Photo courtesy: www.blog.google

 

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