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More than 200 new emojis to be introduced to be more inclusive and we love them

The emojis include guide dogs, people in wheelchairs, prosthetic arms and legs, as well as gender inclusive couples and allow people to choose skin tones for people holding hands

2019-02-08

More than 200 emojis are set to be introduced to be more inclusive to gender, sexuality, disability and race.

As part of a move to give a more accurate representation of society, Emojipedia has released the final list for all the new emojis set to be introduced on mobile phones and it will be the most inclusive yet.

The emojis include guide dogs, people in wheelchairs, prosthetic arms and legs, as well as gender inclusive couples and allow people to choose skin tones for people holding hands.

Apple reportedly worked with the American Council of the Blind, the Cerebral Palsy Foundation and the National Association of the Deaf to create an accurate representation of different disabilities.

Although there is no release date as of yet, they are likely to hit phones around September or October, which is when Apple releases its next iOS update and when Google unveils its new Android.

Watch the video below showing all the new emojis set to be introduced: