Face palm: Harambe is your new superfluous iOS emoji
Apple’s developer preview of iOS 10.2 showed off the new range of emojis finally coming to iPhone, including the always useful shrug and face palm.
Today saw the release of the developer preview for the newest version of Apple’s iOS 10, and with it came what we’ve all been waiting for. The announcement of new emojis.
The fresh batch of emojis includes a shrug, an avocado, a face palm, a duck, a fox, a “fingers crossed” and, since it’s 2016 and this is the internet now, a gorilla that everyone is already referring to as Harambe.
For the full list of the 72 emojis getting added, check out Emojipedia’s blog post. The update also adds the male and female counterparts to many of the already existing professional emojis, the new professions from the last emoji rollout and and more skin tone options all around.
Apple’s a little late to the party, with the new emoji range coming some months after being made available on Microsoft, Google and Twitter. Hopefully Apple users won’t need to wait too much longer, with iOS 10.2 rumoured to drop before the end of the year.