• A Diverse, Multi-Skin Toned Handshake Emoji is Coming to Mobile Phones in 2022

    7 days ago - By Essence

    By Kevin L. Clark · May 4, 2021May 4, 2021 The Unicode Consortium is finally listening to Apple and Google after the respective tech giants asked for diverse skin tones to be added to the available emojis on mobile devices. As more icons have become inclusive, the handshake emoji remained unchanged-until now. Rolling out sometime in 2022, Emoji 14.0 will include a new handshake character that will allow users to modify the skin tones of both the left and right hands for a total of 25 different combinations. This now will ensure that those who live the “text life” will have much more...
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