Apple Debuts Dozens of Inclusive New Emojis on World Emoji Day

July 18, 2019

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In honor of World Emoji Day on Wednesday, Apple debuted 75 variations of a holding-hands emoji that lets people pick any combination of gender and skin tone, making the platform more inclusive of same-sex and interracial couples. Furthermore, the Ap reports that Apple also unveiled emojis for wheelchairs, prosthetic limbs, guide dogs, and ears with hearing aids.