Emoji Timeline

A timeline of cultural and technical events in the history of emoji



Skin Tone Emojis

With the addition of Unicode 8.0, the complete emoji library now stands at 1 281 characters. Included are a color palette that provide a range of skin tones for human emoji. These characters are based on the tones of the Fitzpatrick scale. Apple includes the new skin tone emojis in its release of iOS 8.3.

Skin Tone Emojis