Here are new emojis coming with iOS 11, macOS High Sierra and watchOS 4 as teased by Apple today on the eve of World Emoji Day.

If you have been anywhere near the Internet today, then you will likely be acutely aware that today is indeed World Emoji Day. That of course means that anywhere you venture online you will be bombarded by those cute little images that mean – well, most of the time you never really know what they mean – but that’s not really the point.

To celebrate the big occasion, Apple has previewed some of the new emoji we can expect to use when they arrive later this year. Apple will be bringing a host of new emoji to iOS, macOS, and watchOS later this year and they are all part of the Unicode 10 standard that was announced in June. We don’t know exactly when Apple will have these new emoji on our devices, but we think September’s expected arrival of iOS 11 is a fairly safe bet.

The new emoji shared today include Woman with Headscarf, Bearded Person, Breastfeeding, Sandwich, Coconut, T-Rex, Zebra, Zombie, Elf, Star-Struck, Exploding Head, and many more that, just like the rest, are drawn to the usual high standard that we have come to expect of Apple.

The new emoji make it easier for users to express themselves with greater diversity, additional animals and creatures, new smiley faces and more.

Apple’s promotion of World Emoji Day doesn’t stop there, either. It has also confirmed that it is highlighting apps in the App Store which it believes showcases the ability to create or do fun things with emoji.

As mentioned earlier, Apple’s new emoji characters will likely arrive alongside new versions of iOS, macOS and watchOS later this year which are themselves set to share the release cycle with new iPhone hardware, including a high end device to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the first iPhone.

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