It’s as if Chris Bowen has a direct line to Apple CEO Tim Cook. To celebrate World Emoji Day Apple have today shown off a preview of some of the new emojis coming soon to iOS devices – and there’s red heads and bald men in there.
As far as the classic smiley faces go there’s a new Face with hearts,
and Pleading face:
For your more realistic faces, the People emojis are updated with Redheads,
and Grey hair;
There’s a bunch of new animals coming,
and some more random symbols just because:
And if you think emojis are some sort of laughing matter check out these stats from Messenger and Facebook.
- More than 700,000,000 are used in Facebook posts every single day.
- In positive news the ❤️is being used twice as much this year than last.
- Women are using emojis more than men – 88% say they send emojis compared to 78% of men
The new emojis will come to an iOS update later this year, and of course other platforms will introduce their own version of these emojis soon too.