72 new emojis are on the way including 'selfie', 'facepalm' and 'bacon' 5 years ago

72 new emojis are on the way including 'selfie', 'facepalm' and 'bacon'

Your days of spelling out bacon in text messages will soon be over, as you'll now be able to show what you mean by way of emoji.

There are 72 new emojis on the way, and some of them are long overdue. Included in the latest editions are a green sick face emoji, a Pinocchio-inspired emoji, and a facepalm one too.

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New-emojis
Image via The Mirror

The other new ones that are sure to be popular - on Instagram at peak weekend brunch time if nowhere else - are the bacon and avocado emojis.

According to The Mirror, the Unicode Consortium has approved the new batch of emojis which are due to be released later this month.

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The full list includes:

Drooling Face
Shallow Pan Of Food
Tumbler Glass
Shrimp
Squid
Raised Back Of Hand
Nauseated Face
Left-Facing Fist
Rolling On The Floor Laughing
Face With Cowboy Hat
Clown Face
Lying Face
Cucumber
Mother Christmas
Face Palm
Eagle
Shark
Shrug
Owl
Duck
Carrot
Potato
Right-Facing Fist
Scooter
Bacon
Avocado
Octagonal Sign
Croissant
Motor Scooter
Pregnant Woman
Bat
Wilted Flower
Fox Face
Handshake
Man In Tuxedo
Man Dancing
Black Heart
Fencer
Canoe
Green Salad
Gorilla
Goal Net
Egg
Shopping Trolley
Person Doing Cartwheel
Water Polo
Sneezing Face
Second Place Medal
Lizard
Modern Pentathlon
Peanuts
Boxing Glove
Drum With Drumsticks
Deer
Third Place Medal
Spoon
First Place Medal
Baguette Bread
Rifle
Martial Arts Uniform
Stuffed Flatbread
Wrestlers
Kiwifruit
Butterfly
Glass of Milk
Rhinoceros
Pancakes
Handball
Juggling
Prince
Selfie
Call Me Hand
Clinking Glasses
Hand With Index And Middle Fingers Crossed