Emojipedia has announced that 117 new emojis will be added for use this year.
— Emojipedia 📙 (@Emojipedia) January 29, 2020
Among the approved emojis are a seal, gender-neutral brides, and one for… wait for it… bubble tea! Boba lovers rejoice, our time has come!
Boba lovers on Twitter were quick to share their enthusiasm for the news.
THE BOBA EMOJI!!!!!!!!!!! I AM SCREAMINGGGGGG!!!!!! WHAT!?!!!?! https://t.co/MGDzSWauP5
— 🤍Francis Dominic🤍 (@francisdominiic) January 29, 2020
Bubble tea rights pic.twitter.com/vJQIjldb0M
— caro ⁷ 🌙ˎˊ˗ (@sugaflavour) January 29, 2020
Other emojis from the list that have the Internet stirring with excitement are the pinched fingers emoji (which will come in multiple skin tones) and the transgender flag emoji.
Watch the video below to see all 117 new emojis: