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There are 56 new emojis debuting this year



Fifty-six new emojis are appearing later this year due to the release of Unicode version 10.0, according to USA Today College.

USA Today College on Tuesday reported that the Unicode Consortium announced the upcoming collection of icons this week.

The set of fresh emojis include emojis for profanity, breastfeeding, vomiting, being star-struck and more.

Twitter users on Tuesday began sharing the icons, with many posting commentary alongside their most anticipated icons.

There are 6 billion emoticons or stickers sent worldwide on mobile messaging apps daily, according to eMarketer.

Sixty-four percent of Millennials communicate with emojis regularly, according to USA Today, while Instagram reports that nearly half of captions and comments on its platforms use them.

Brands like Comedy Central, Ikea and Microsoft have also developed their own emojis to resonate with younger consumers.

Japanese developers first developed the Unicode text language in 1999, and its emojis are now a part of everyday electronic culture around the globe.

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