The Unicode Consortium announced earlier this month that they are considering 67 new emojis to be released next summer. NPR hide caption

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Comedian Aziz Ansari became a pioneer of emoji language use in 2011, when he transcribed the hit Jay-Z and Kanye West song, "Ni**as In Paris." hide caption

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SwiftKey analyzed more than a billion pieces of emoji data, organized by language and country. The poop emoji was most popular in Canada. Unicode/Apple hide caption

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The new emojis on Apple's operating system are racially diverse and they also feature a diverse group of families. courtesy of 9to5mac hide caption

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In Beta Release, Apple Introduces New, Racially Diverse Emojis

The emojis now have different skin tones and the family icons now come in configurations that include two moms and two dads.

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