Typing "lobster" now easier than eating them thanks to emoji


The Unicode Consortium announced 156 other new emojis Wednesday besides the coveted lobster, including a pirate flag, a softball, a female superhero and a mosquito. Internet arbiter of teen cool The Unicode Consortium has published the new list, which contains superheroes, red-headed people, and a brand-new party face.

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As reported by Emojipedia, the Emoji 11.0 update will likely arrive to users in the second half of 2018. Android release dates are a little less predictable, but before the end of the year is a good bet.

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The lobster and other new emojis will start showing up on mobile phones in August or September, according to the Unicode blog post.

Are you ready for a new set of emojis? Apple and Google make the actual emoji images themselves, leading to occasional controversies, such as Google's inability to build a decent burger. Included, as mentioned, are red-haired or bald men and women, those with white - or gray - hair, and an accurate representation of someone with curly hair.

There are also more sports and activities like sewing, knitting, lacrosse, and skateboarding. Check out a video from Emojipedia that shows off all the recent additions below!