iOS 14.5 will include new emojis that promote inclusivity
The latest beta of iOS 14.5 adds a bunch of new emojis that promote inclusivity, vaccines, and Apple’s very own AirPod Max.
The highlight here is new skin tone variations for the couples kissing and couples with heart emojis. This can be customised for gender-neutral, two men, two women, and man and woman couples.
There’s also the option to specify woman with beard or man with beard, along with a gender-neutral option person with beard.
They are also new smileys and hearts emojis. The new smileys are exhaling face, face with spiral eyes, and face in clouds smiley.
As for hearts, there’s hearts on fire and mending heart.
Finally, iOS 14.5 will also have some redesigned emojis. One notable change is the headphone emoji which will now show Apple’s AirPods Max.
The other change is the syringe, which has been updated so that it no longer shows blood. This makes it more versatile and can be used when discussing vaccinations.