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157 new emojis coming later this year

The latest collection includes a cupcake, lobster, pirate flag and more expressive smiley faces. (Source: Emojipedia) The latest collection includes a cupcake, lobster, pirate flag and more expressive smiley faces. (Source: Emojipedia)

(CNN) - New Year, new emoji.

The Unicode Consortium, a nonprofit that sets the global standard for emoji, announced on Wednesday 157 new emoji options would be coming later this year.

The latest collection includes a cupcake, lobster, pirate flag and more expressive smiley faces.

Emoji will soon have a variety of new hairstyles, such as curly or bald, and more hair color options, such as red and white. There will also be more animals.

According to Unicode, smartphone users can expect the new emojis to be released in August or September of this year.

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