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    Posted on Aug 8, 2017

    My Fellow Gingers, We Need To Talk About The Redhead Emojis

    "Ginger emojis are coming." — said in Jon Snow seriousness

    Look, it's been a long time coming for redheads and emojis — we've begged for them to seemingly no end.

    Twitter: @lilygrahamm

    I know it's been long, because I personally wrote about them maybeeee coming back in January, and now it's August and they're still not fully here, OK?

    Like, come the fuck on.

    All this work for ethnically diverse emojis and none with red hair? 💂🏻👦🏼👳🏿👴🏾👵🏻👸🏿👸🏼👼🏽🎅🏽👮🏻🎅🏿👩🏻👩🏿From here on out, this one represent me: 👑

    But now, my fellow reds, our time looks to have ARRIVED!

    That's right, ginger emojis are coming to a phone near you in June of 2018.

    Yeah, it's pretty exciting stuff! And there are rumors that there's also a mermaid emoji that just so happens to be ginger as well (duh, obviously).

    Other things coming to emoji land? Curly hair, white hair, and people with no hair!

    New hair proposal is to encode new code points, but implement as ZWJ Sequences. Shouldn’t see them appear like thes…

    Just realllyyyy looking forward to finally being able to express my truest self.


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