The Unicode Consortium has accepted 74 new emoji characters as candidates for Unicode 9.0 which is scheduled for release in mid-2016.
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You can see the full list here, as well as some of the current mockups, but some of the highlights are the cucumber — which will no doubt be 2016’s version of the eggplant — bacon, selfie, the thumb and pinkie making the “call me” symbol, a shrug emoji and a better stamp for all of your ‘Merica posts, the bald eagle.
You’ll also see a lot of odd ones that probably won’t make the final cut, like wrestlers, a canoe, a wilted flower and the carrot. Actually, with the popularity of the eggplant, the carrot will probably make it.
➤ Unicode Version 9.0 [Emojipedia]