Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Emoji Draft Candidates for 2019

waffle image 104 proposed Emoji Candidates (60 characters plus variants) have advanced to Draft Candidate status for 2019.  These are the short-listed candidates for Emoji 12.0, which is planned for release in 2019Q1 together with Unicode 12.0.

The draft candidates include the following:

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Guide dog Kite White heart

See Emoji Candidates for the full list.

That list of draft candidates will be reviewed and finalized this September. Feedback is solicited on short names, keywords, and ordering. See also the Emoji 11.0 charts.

Over 130,000 characters are available for adoption, to help the Unicode Consortium’s work on digitally disadvantaged languages.