You are into texting via your phone’s default SMS app or you are a regular user of Whatsapp, facebook or any other social media tool, you must be familiar with emoticons. And one of the finest app, which has been used by almost every texting-lover is Emoji. There are already available numbers of emoticons in the inventory of Emoji app. But in near future your Emoji app is going to get 250 new emoticons to enhance your texting experience.
For your information, 250 new emoji characters have been introduced to Unicode standard 7.0 yesterday. This has been used to standardize the appearance of texts across all available stages like Android, iOS, Windows etc. The ball is now in the pocket of developers to implement new standards and you can expect something for Android platform.
Unicode Consortium defines the standards and according to them, the characters are mainly derived from the fonts of Wingdings and Webdings. So, the updated version of Emoji will have emoticons of middle finger and the Vulcan Salute included in them and you are going to see soon some new emoticons like Rolled Up Newspaper, Umbrella along with many others. They have managed to pack the new emoji in four new rockets, seven airplanes as well as in 16 leaf configurations.
Moreover, the new emoji will have Derelict House Building, Man in Business Suit Levitating, Wind Blowing Face, Spy or Sleuth, as well as most wanted Notched Right Semicircle with Three Dots, and the list goes on.
Android and Apple developers will definitely contribute to it on their own. Even CEO of Apple – Tim Cook will be working on multicultural characters of emoji. No doubt, there is a lack of variety in the emoticons out there and it always gives a feeling while you are texting to add tons of more emoticons when texting doesn’t seem complete without emoji.
So, are you going to use emoji middle finger while texting?