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

Latest Emoji Updates

To stay on top of the latest emoji news, subscribe to our free monthly emoji news email Emoji Wrap. Alternatively, you can find updates on Emojipedia on Twitter and the Emojipedia Blog.

December 2017

The 2018 emoji list has entered beta. The final list will be decided in the first quarter of 2018.

October 2017

Apple released iOS 11.1 with new emojis for iPhone and iPad users.

Microsoft released Windows 10 Fall Creators Update with support for Emoji 5.0.

August 2017

Google released Android 8.0 Oreo with support for Emoji 5.0.

July 2017

Facebook added support for Emoji 5.0 in Facebook 2.1.

May 2017

Twitter added support for Emoji 5.0 in Twemoji.

Google previewed Android O with support for Emoji 5.0 in beta.

April 2017

Microsoft released Windows 10 Creators Update with support for Emoji 4.0.

March 2017

Unicode announced the final emoji list for 2017; Emoji 5.0.

Samsung released the Galaxy S8 with support for Emoji 4.0.

February 2017

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