Unicode validates the annual list of new emojis

Since their arrival on our smartphones, emojis have never stopped growing in popularity and variety.

Some have become famous because of certain communities with misplaced ideas such as the famous eggplant, others simply incomprehensible, they are in any case part of our daily lives.

And while one can legitimately wonder if perhaps we should calm things down on emojis, some have moved beyond these ethical considerations. The Emoji Subcommittee, a group of the Unicode Consortium formed by the biggest like Apple, Google or Facebook, brings together a panel of specialists who, lurking in the shadows, decide which emojis to add to our keyboards.