NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Unicode Consortium has 179 proposed draft candidates for the next generation of emoji.
Tuesday Emojipedia shared some details on new emoji candidates suggested for inclusion to Unicode 12 in 2019.READ MORE: Dallas County Considering Cash, Other Prizes To Get More People Vaccinated
Their draft list for 2019 is a big win for diversity… and for those with disabilities.
New candidates include a service dog, deaf people, a person with mechanical limbs and mixed race couples.READ MORE: Allen Couple Says Bobcat Family Moved Into Backyard
The proposed additions include emoji couples holding hands – with a total of 55 skin tone and gender combinations.
The final list of new emojis will be decided at the unicode technical committee’s September meeting.
The new emoji generation is set for release in the first quarter of next year.MORE NEWS: Several Servers Arrested At Shops At Legacy In Plano For Overserving Alcohol
(The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company contributed to this report. All rights reserved.)