Apple has made a good habit of constantly upgrading the iOS emoji database. iOS 9.1 brings a series of new smiley faces, along with a fresh distribution. A few categories have been renamed and several emoticons have been re-ordered. Nevertheless, the most popular and most mention new emoji will be the middle finger sign that spreads only good thoughts to its addressee.
New Emojis From iOS 9.1
Among the fresh additions we can mention the following gestures based on their categories:
– Smiley & People (former People): rolling eyes, nerd, thinker, upside-down face, money-mouth face, hug, sign of the horns, middle finger and others.
– Animals & Nature (former Nature): turkey, lion, unicorn, crab, scorpion; along with various weather phenomenon describing icons.
– Food & Drink: burrito, tacho, noddles, champagne, popcorn, cheese
– Activity: volleyball, hockey, cricket, archery, weight lifting, skiing, archery
Fact: With these additions that also include the Yin Yang emoticon, dating from 1993, iOS features smileys from all Unicode standards up to Unicode 8.0.