Apple Celebrates World Emoji Day With Emoji iTunes Movie Banners

Angelica Greene
July 17, 2017

If you count yourself as part of that crowd, you'll be happy to learn that Apple has announced new emoji characters are coming to its iOS, macOS, and watchOS platforms sometime later this year. Do you like emoji?

Otherwise, it's a matter of Apple continuing its diversity push with the inclusion of an emoji of a mother breastfeeding, a woman wearing a headscarf and ... a man with a beard.

Apple on Monday teased new emoji that it will launch later this year for the iPhone, iPad and Mac. Tim Cook took to Twitter to announce the new addition on World Emoji Day. The July 17 date was picked because that's the date used in most iterations of the calendar emoji.

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In celebration of World Emoji Day (which is apparently a thing), Apple has also done a playful makeover of iTunes Movies, as well as highlighting emoji-related apps ...

Apple previews twelve new emoji's here.

Some new standard face emojis are also getting added including one showing someone's head exploding and another that has stars in its eyes.

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