Emoji Version 1.0


The history of the First Emoji Version began back in 2009, when Apple engineers, Yasuo Kida and Peter Edberg announced 625 new emoticons and officially proposed to include emoji in Unicode – a coding standard that includes almost all the linguistic signs of the world’s languages. In ๐Ÿ October 2010, Unicode added an encoding for the first emoticons and emojis. Now users around the world can share their emotions with people using Emoji.

The first release of Unicode emoji documentation was published in ๐ŸŽ August 2015 and included emoticon codes from Unicode 6.0, Unicode 6.1, Unicode 6.2, Unicode 6.3, Unicode 7.0.

Other versions โ€” Emoji Version 2.0, Emoji Version 3.0, Emoji Version 4.0, Emoji Version 5.0, Emoji Version 11.0, Emoji Version 12.0, Emoji Version 12.1, Emoji Version 13.0.


Interesting fact:

Many emojis were added to Unicode before 2010. In the period from 1993 to 1999, 87 emoticons were added to Unicode, which portrayed the standard human emotions (joy, anger, sadness, etc.), zodiac signs, etc.

Full list of Emojis Version 1.0