250 New Emoji Characters Coming Soon: Will Include One For Middle Finger

Can't get enough out of the emoji characters currently available on your phone? Well, it seems like soon you will have 250 more to add to your texting arsenal as Unicode Consortium has announced that it will be releasing a new batch of images in its latest 7.0 update.

Apparently, with the new update, the company will be pushing out more than 250 new emojis, while also updating the looks of the old ones that you already have at your disposal at the moment.

250 New Emoji Characters Coming Soon: To Include One For Middle Finger

As far as the emojis are concerned, it seems like the potentially long list of images will include chili, satellite, the vulcan saluteweather icon, a sword, a rolled up newspaper, a levitating business man, and the quite infamous middle finger.

Version 7.0 of the Unicode Standard also adds 2,834 new characters, including currency symbols for the Russian ruble and even the Azerbaijani manat, alongside the 250 new emojis.

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"Unicode 7.0 adds a total of 2,834 characters, encompassing 23 new scripts and many new symbols, as well as character additions to many existing scripts," the official page states.

Interestingly enough, the new lineup for the emojis still doesn't include any African-American characters, although it does promise a number of "black" pointing fingers.

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The new emoji's will be launched in July, and smartphone manufacturers will need to update their software to see them on their devices.

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