Adobe Releases Global Emoji Diversity & Inclusion Report

· Andrew Orr · Link

Adobe emoji diversity and inclusion report

On Thursday Adobe released the Global Emoji Diversity & Inclusion Report. It surveyed 7,000 emoji users from around the world on how they use diverse and inclusive emojis.

Only half of global emoji users feel their identity is adequately reflected in current emoji options. More representative emoji, inclusive of different cultures, age groups, and ethnicities, are key in helping emoji users better express themselves. This goes a lot deeper than personal identification — it helps people accurately express how they are feeling.

iOS: How to Find and Use iPhone Emojis

· Andrew Orr · Quick Tip

iOS emojis for the emoji keyboard

Andrew shows you how to turn on the emoji keyboard and start using it in apps. Apple adds new emojis just about every year.

117 Emoji Coming This Year, Like a Mammoth, Dodo, Worm, and More

· Andrew Orr · Link

The Unicode Consortium has approved the first group of new emojis for 2020, known as Emoji 13.0. They feature 117 of the fun symbols, including a mammoth, dodo bird, worm, and a lot more.

As with all new emoji releases, the appearance of each emoji varies by platform. Images shown on this page (and tweet thread) are original designs created by Emojipedia in a glossy style to show one potential way these may look when implemented on major platforms such as iOS, Android, WhatsApp, or Twitter.

The Story of an Apple Intern and Her Emoji Designs

· John Martellaro · Link

Poop Animoji

CNBC writes:

In 2008, Apple design intern Angela Guzman worked with her mentor to design around 500 of the original emoji. Originally intended for a Japanese audience, Guzman had no idea emoji would become so popular worldwide.

Guzman is no longer at Apple. Say what?

Apple Will Add 70 New Emojis to iOS 12.1

· Bryan Chaffin · Product News

New Emojis in iOS 12.1

iOS 12.1 is currently being beta tested by both developers and the public, and new emojis include animals, people, food, and objects.

Amazon Pay Places, Atari Flashback, and Apple's New Emojis - ACM 420

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

Apple Context Machine Logo

In episode 420, Bryan and Jeff discuss whether or not Amazon was high when it came up with Amazon Pay Places. They also discuss Atari Flashback 8 Gold, the new Atari retro gaming box, as well as Apple’s new emojis.

Here Are the 104 New Emojis in iOS 10.2

· Andrew Orr · News

Some of the new emojis in iOS 10.2

Yesterday Apple released the long-awaited update to iPhone: iOS 10.2. With this version, iPhone users can make use of 104 new emojis. There’s nothing specifically telling you which ones are new, however, so we gathered them together for you.