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You could soon be able to change the direction of your emoji

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2018 could be the year of changeable emoji directions. This. Is. Huge. 

Emojipedia reports that a just-published proposed update to Unicode's emoji documentation features a new recommendation about a "mechanism for providing emoji direction." 

"Emoji with glyphs that face to the right or left may face either direction, according to vendor preference," reads a new section of the document. "However, that can cause a definite change in meaning when exchanging text across platforms."

Now that might sound like a load of meaningless jargon. But, essentially it means we'll be able to choose an "explicit direction" for certain emoji. You'll be able to make your runner emoji run from left to right.  Read more...

More about Emoji, Unicode Consortium, Emoji Keyboard, Unicode, and EmojipediaIviq3a3ZAj0

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