Apple to Roll Out New Options for ‘Holding Hands’ Emojis in Push for ‘Inclusion and Diversity’

(The Daily Caller) Tech-giant Apple announced Wednesday that it will roll out a new set of emojis that promote more “inclusion and diversity” this fall.

Apple users can expect 59 new emojis to hit their iPhones, a press release by the company details. The company said a user will have 75 possible combinations of race and gender for same-sex and opposite-sex couple emojis.

“In a major update to the Holding Hands emoji typically used to represent couples and relationships, users will now be able to select any combination of skin tone, in addition to gender, to personalize the people holding hands, opening up more than 75 possible combinations,” Apple said in the release.

View the press release here.

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