Apple announced that 70 new emojis will be coming in the next release of iOS, watchOS & macOS. The latest beta of iOS 12.1 includes the new emojis.
The new emojis are available today in the beta version of iOS 12.1.
They include new characters with red hair, gray hair and curly hair, a new emoji for bald people, more emotive smiley faces and additional emoji representing animals, sports and food.
Apple works with the Unicode Consortium to add emoji and they are working to add more disability themed emoji to the next release (12.0) to be released in 2019.