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New emoji characters are approved on an annual basis, as part of wider updates to the Unicode Standard. 

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February 2017

WhatsApp for Android updated to support the new emojis from iOS 10.2.

December 2016

Apple released iOS 10.2 to the public, with support 104 new emojis, and a complete graphical redesign.

October 2016

Google released Android 7.1 with new emoji support.

September 2016

Apple released iOS 10.0.1 on September 13, 2016. This release included new gendered emojis, rainbow flag, and an updated pistol emoji. See what's new.