These 10 New Emojis Will Totally Up Your Texting Game This Month

"Fingers crossed" your fave is on the list.

On June 2, Unicode 9.0 announced the addition of 72 new emojis to its current collection. Set to release on June 21, the internet is already freaking out about the face palm, the selfie, and, of course, bacon

While these three are fan favorites for obvious reasons, other emojis deserve their due. Get to know these top 10 new emojis so you can start planning out your best conversation yet.


1. Fingers Crossed

Just like your middle school library ๐Ÿ“š,, this emoji was looooong overdue. But now that it's here ๐Ÿ‘‹ , good-bye to the days of texting โœŒ followed by a short novel explaining your emoj-intentions. 

Finally, you can wish a friend good luck without ๐Ÿ™Š!

2. Dancing Man

Not only does๐Ÿ’ƒ get a partner, but he just happens to bear a striking resemblance to a young John Travolta circa Saturday ๐ŸŒƒ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ. Mind if we โœ‚ in? 

3. Shark

Just when you thought it was safe to go back on your ๐Ÿ“ฑ ... 

Seriously, though, this emoji couldn't come at a better โฐ since Shark Week starts on June 26, which happens to coincide with the update's release. Well played ๐Ÿ‘, Emoji Lords, well-played ๐Ÿ‘.  

4. Pregnant Woman

You can bet the first ever ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿ“ข written entirely in emojis is already a virtual bundle of ๐ŸŽ‰, just waiting to be ๐Ÿฃ. 

5. Bronze Medal

We've all been in a ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ text with that one ๐Ÿ™ who's just a bit slower on the uptake than everyone else. What do they deserve for the most mediocre of efforts ๐Ÿ˜’? The bronzest of medals.

6. Shrug

๐Ÿ™… more needing to save ยฏ\_(ใƒ„)_/ยฏ in your ๐Ÿ““ so you can copy and paste it into texts at a moment's notice. While many die-hard shruggers will stick to the original, at least you've got options ๐Ÿ™‹. 

7. Black Heart

Misery loves company, and so does ๐Ÿ’€. We're pretty sure he asked for a ๐Ÿ‘ถ brother and got the black heart emoji instead. While it might not be the most ๐Ÿ˜‚ of emojis, you'll probably end up using it just as much as โค.

8. Cartwheel Girl

If you thought๐Ÿ’ƒ was the best way to express excitement, you've got another emoji coming. This gymnast is just what you need to show you've literally ๐Ÿฌ-ed (Flipper, get it?) over receiving some good ๐Ÿ“ฐ. 

9. Clinking Glasses

Bachelorette parties (and Bachelorette viewers) everywhere are  ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‘ over this latest addition to the emoji collection. What better way to ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ a whole new set of emojis than with a celebratory emoji? 

Like champagne itself, this is the ๐ŸŽ that keeps on giving. 

10. Juggling

No emoji is more ๐Ÿ‘Œ-ly suited to convey that you're so busy juggling ๐Ÿ’ฏ activities you don't have time to โœ actual words than the juggling emoji. 

Cover image via Emojipedia


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