In an interview with Huffington Post, Willem Van Lancker, a former employee of Apple who created numerous emojis for Apple's platform said Apple consulted the Japanese originals, but the look of each emoji was ultimately up to its designer.
World Emoji Day 2018, has been marked on Tuesday, July 17 since 2014, and this year was no exception.
We expect the new emoji to arrive alongside iOS 12, macOS Mojave, and watchOS 5 in September.
Dye added "without a doubt we want it to always feel like an Apple emoji and that's what we're going for, but we really make that decision on a case by case basis". The company also revealed that its users used the heart emoji twice as often this year compared to last year.
Apple began celebrating World Emoji Day a day early, unveiling 70 new emojis coming to its platform later this fall.
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Apple says the free update to iOS 12 brings more expression to every message with new characters for sports, symbols and more.
Burge said he thinks people will be most excited about the new hair style options as there's been an increased demand for more inclusive emojis. Emojis can be polarizing, however; some people hate them.
For a more wild side, some new animal characters that include a peacock, kangaroo, and lobster will also be offered.
Other new characters headed to Apple devices later this year include male and female superheros, a softball, infinity symbol, and a nazar amulet believed to offer protection against the evil eye.
In a world where amusing cat videos can garner millions of views online, it should come as no surprise that the most frequently used emoji in the world is the laughing emoji.