Selfie and facepalm among 72 new emojis approved for Unicode 9.0

Who likes emoji? The Unicode Consortium sure does, which is why it added 72 new candidates that will be available in Unicode 9.0. The latest batch includes a variety of new faces and objects, with the most notable being the selfie, facepalm, bacon, and shrug emojis.

The new emoji are already available in preview builds, and Unicode 9.0 is slated for an official launch on June 21. Interested in taking a look at all the new additions? Check out the list at Emojipedia.

Harish Jonnalagadda
Senior Editor - Asia

Harish Jonnalagadda is a Senior Editor overseeing Asia for Android Central, Windows Central's sister site. When not reviewing phones, he's testing PC hardware, including video cards, motherboards, gaming accessories, and keyboards.