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It's the first Emoji Wrap of 2023! ๐ŸŒฏ๐Ÿ“ฏ

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Last Thursday Apple revealed its first beta update for iOS 16.4, debuting its support for Emoji 15.0 emojis such as ๐Ÿซจ Shaking Face, ๐Ÿซ Donkey, ๐Ÿชฟ Goose, and of course the plain ๐Ÿฉท Pink Heart emoji. ๐Ÿ†•๐ŸŽ

Based on past iOS beta history it's likely that the final public release of iOS 16.4 will come to users in March or April 2022. The emoji designs that debuted yesterday could also change in the meantime, as has been known to happen. ๐ŸงŒ๐Ÿฅฏ๐Ÿ‘

Additionally, earlier this month it was publically announced that there are nearly 600 emoji sequences on the provisional candidate list for Emoji 15.1. ๐Ÿงฎ๐Ÿคฏ

However, only 6 of these 500+ emoji candidates are completely new concepts, including a Phoenix and a Lime. Of those remaining, four will be gender-neutral family emojis ideally using silhouette-style images (like the existing ๐Ÿ‘ค, ๐Ÿ‘ฅ, and ๐Ÿซ‚ emojis) and the rest of the candidates address directionality within a subset of the people emojis. โฌ…๏ธโžก๏ธ

Additionally, Emoji 15.0 is now in beta for Android 13, Google Meet now features emoji reactions, and the ๐Ÿฅ Croissant emoji recently went viral on Tiktok - all included within today's edition of the Emoji Wrap! ๐ŸŒฏ๐Ÿ“ฏ

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