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The emoji domain front is likely to catch fire once again in 2019 as 104 new emoji proposals have been submitted to the Unicode Consortium.

From new food and beverages to medical symbols, there is not shortage of expressing ourselves using emoji. Some of the new additions to the emoji family are as follows:

  • Pinch
  • Kneeling person
  • Yawning face
  • Sloth
  • Skunk
  • Pink flamingo
  • Otter
  • Orangutan
  • Pair of underwear
  • One-Piece Bathing Suit
  • Ballet Shoes
  • Shorts and briefs
  • Waffle
  • Falafel
  • Butter

A month ago, I discovered and mentioned Apple submitted 13 new emoji proposals for Unicode Version 12. The focus of Apple’s comprehensive list of proposed emoji is to accurately represent people with disabilities and epic accessibility-related tools.

Emoji Domain Party Continues With Over 100 New Emoji Proposed Click To Tweet

All emoji proposed for Unicode Version 12 are distributed amongst the following categories with no emoji being proposed for flags category:

  • 59 – Smileys & People
  • 7 – Animals & Nature
  • 8 – Food & Drink
  • 6 – Travel & Places
  • 3 – Activities
  • 9 – Objects
  • 12 – Symbols

And likely is the case, this news is music to the ears of emoji domain investors.

If you’re into emoji domains, then you’ll likely want to listen to my latest podcast, Emoji Domains One Year After DomainSherpa Interview, to learn 6 questions every domain investor should consider BEFORE investing in emoji domains.

And before the next versions of emoji go public, you’ll also want to get acclimated with how to convert emoji Unicode to punycode.

Watch this quick tutorial to get an early jump on registering newly proposed emoji as emoji domains.

Best wishes on snagging a few, and that’s all for now!

Meet Alvin Brown

He's an experienced and passionate serial entrepreneur, founder and publisher of Kickstart Commerce. Alvin possesses a great love for startups dominating their market using profitable digital strategies for greater commerce.

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