Diversity comes to WhatsApp with new emojis: non-binary people, pregnant men and more

Diversity comes to WhatsApp with new emojis: non-binary people, pregnant men and more

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Diversity comes to WhatsApp with new emojis: non-binary people, pregnant men and more

The emojis have been consolidated in one of the communicational resources most used in messaging services and, as is often the case, they are constantly updated. In fact, the latest proposal for WhatsApp It seems that it will not leave anyone indifferent, as revealed by the world reference site, Emojipedia.

The new emoji catalog could contain a melting smiley face, another covering her mouth as a secret, the gesture of covering her eyes and seeing between her fingers and the most striking, a series ofdesigns ofgender neutral or non-binary.

In addition, it was wanted to propose to people of non-binary gender already pregnant men, with different skin tones. Just like a face, also non-binary with a crown.

That’s not all: it is also curious as the handshake, which would involve two people, will be offered in15 different versions and combinations, trying to cover the maximum of skin tones.

The handshake will be offered in 15 different versions and combinations, trying to cover the maximum of skin tones.

But there are many more that do reference everyday life, such as objects or plants: glass spilling liquid, coral, lotus flower, empty nest, nest with eggs, mouth biting its lips, flask, game slide, wheel, mirror ball …

Behind the emojis is Unicode Consortium which tries to create the code for non-profit and companies tend to take them from there to have certain standards. But each one makes its small variations.

These are not the final designs. Around September we will know how they are finally left and which ones are they went to the final phase.

From now on, the Facebook chat application will have a function in which you can select the icon of a speaker to put the version with sound of the usual emojis.

Diversity comes to WhatsApp with new emojis: non-binary people, pregnant men and more

The new inclusive emojis of WhatsApp.

It is something very similar to the winks that at the time had Windows Live Messenger, but in a more current version. In addition to being promoted by series and movies such as Fast & Furious 9, Brooklyn Nine-Nine or Bridgerton.

The most used emojis

Increasingly popular, the emoticons of the little face with laughing tears and red heart head again this year, along with the crying face, the list of the most used in social networks.

Before the celebration, next day 17, of World Emoji Day, the platform Hootsuite -specialized in the management of social networks- and the We Are Social agency -specialized in this type of media- made known which are the most used, but also launched a series of tips to use them correctly; the first: do not abuse.

Emoji and emoticon They were chosen as “word of the year” in 2019 by the Fundación del Español Urgente, promoted by the EFE Agency, for the agility and conciseness that they are capable of transmitting in everyday communications.

Although they are used almost synonymously, they are not exactly the same, since the emoticons are the symbols created with punctuation marks that are usually read by tilting the head – such as :-), 😉 or 🙁 – and the emojis are the yellow faces that have become popular on social networks.

Data from Hootsuite and the We Are Social agency -specialized in social networks- reveal that the face with laughing tears was once again the most used emoji, followed by the red heart and the crying face, and that the least used with the expressionless face, the licking face, and the smiling face with smiling eyes.

The mate, the Argentine emoji

In the preview of International Emoji Day, the most popular infusion in Argentina celebrate the second anniversary of its arrival to the messaging services WhatsApp, Telegram and Facebook Messenger, among others.

After discovering that the great Argentine cultural icon was not among the available emojis, the Cordoba brand CBSé, which is characterized by its innovative spirit and its proximity to the community, spearheaded its most emblematic campaign “An Emoji for Mate” that sought to include the mate emoji in all social networks.

Diversity comes to WhatsApp with new emojis: non-binary people, pregnant men and more

The mate emoji turned two years old.

“We know that mate is sharing, it is bringing together what is good. For Argentines it is much more than an infusion, that is why the emoji became an indispensable icon in our contact through digital, “said Carolina Valeria, Marketing and Communications Coordinator of CBSé.

And he added: “In these times where the pot rounds are different, virtuality became crucial and with the mate emoji we can express what is transmitted with it”

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