Google bids blob emoji goodbye, Apple greets Unicode 10 symbols

July 17 is World Emoji Day and everyone is playing around with the cute little faces, foods and whatnot. Google and Apple show their design transitions.

Unicode 10 emoji additions stand at 56, bring total to 1,752

The Unicode Consortium is recognizing several skin tones and gendered variations in personas like fairies, vampires and magi.

Unicode 10 emoji proposals include the sauna

You can be a merperson as you want to be. Want to vomit after eating a raw cut of meat? You may be able to do that all outside of Club Med soon.