New list includes a redhead at last — Emojis

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The Unicode Consortium is the independent standards body for the picture-based language, and accepts proposals for new emoji which are then approved by its emoji subcommittee.

While many glaring omissions have been fixed in recent years, the Unicode consortium has accepted 157 new emojis. After all, the shrimp and crab already had emojis, as did other sea creatures like the squid, octopus, dolphin, shark and whale. As part of its #LikeAGirl campaign, feminine hygiene product brand Always released a video in 2016 showing the underrepresentation of women with respect to emojis.

When it comes to smiley faces, there will be a smiling face with three hearts, a hot face, a cold face, a dizzy face and a pleading face.

There won't be any new job this year, but you can expect a bunch of superheroes and supervillains.

For food lovers, there'll be cupcake, mango, salt shaker and bagel emojis.

"A new lobster emoji would fill a necessary and unique void in the current Emoji List, and, should it be added, appears destined for significant usage by lobster fans around the world", King wrote in his letter to the consortium, according to the publication. The specifications of Unicode 11.0 are still a draft.

Redheads will join bald heads and curly heads in the latest update, which will be made available later this year.

In the sports section, you'll finally be able to send frisbees, a lacrosse stick and a softball.