While I’m sure very few people have yearned for a broccoli or a cricket emoji on WhatsApp, there are plenty of other emojis that were still missing from the app compared to the Android 8.0 emoji set and Apple’s latest set. The monocle, star eyes, swearing face, vomiting face, shushing face, exploding head, and many more were still missing from WhatsApp even when the app revamped its entire emojis early this month and introduced its own set.
WhatsApp beta 2.17.397 adds new emojis for fantasy, facial expressions, and yes, T-Rex was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
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Apple demonstrated a new type of emoji today at its press event unveiling the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X. The iPhone X includes a new facial camera system that allows for practical applications like unlocking your phone (and payments) with your face. It’s also used for something that looks fun and maybe a little creepy — it can track your facial expressions and use them to animate… Read More
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It seems that the rumors were true: iPhone X owners can use their phone to map emojis from their facial expressions. They need only select their chosen emoji from a fairly extensive list and the Animoji app will map our eye, mouth and cheek expressio…
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You may already know that the next iPhone will use face detection for all kinds of clever tricks, but here's one you probably weren't expecting: customized emoji. The 9to5Mac crew has discovered that leaked "gold master" iOS 11 firmware includes refe…
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The leaked iOS 11 GM continues to shed light on new features including 3D animated emoji that respond to a user’s facial expressions for users with what now appears to be called the iPhone X — and looks to be called "animoji."
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