TechBuzz: New Emojis Coming Our Way, Smartphone Users!

Ever want to drool at someone's food post? Or maybe all the colorful hearts are no match for your black hearted soul? Well, new emojis are on their way here!

We're finally gonna get a bacon emoji!!!

Also, avocados, a black heart, a rolling-on-the-floor-laughing version (good because I hate always using the crying one), and more. There will be 72 new emojis on the way, so now we just have to wait until Apple and Google update their keyboards.

Peep the new ones here:

All 72 New Emojis for 2016

New emojis are being approved as part of Unicode 9 on June 21, 2016. This video shows every one of the 72 new emojis on the approved list. There's a croissant, a duck, fingers crossed, a potato, and more. These sample images were created in the "Apple style" by Emojipedia, showing how we think they might look.


Amy Cooper is a writer and pop culture fact nerd, and on multiple occasions has been referred to as a “Walking iPod.”