Finally! We're Getting a Taco Emoji

Finally! We're Getting a Taco Emoji

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Ariel Knutson
Jun 18, 2015
(Image credit: Unicode)

Through text, Instagram, and Snapchat, Emojis are how we express ourselves. And for years, now, we've been deprived of expressing our love for the most important meal of them all – the taco. No taco emoji!

Well, no longer. Unicode has just introduced the taco emoji, alongside 36 new other emojis. Are you ready?

(Image credit: The Verge)

As you can see in the Google trends graph above, the taco emoji has been in huge demand for some time. Taco Bell even launched a Change.org campaign to petition for its addition to the emoji lexicon.

The release of Unicode 8 means 36 new emojis have been added, including a taco, burrito, and unicorn. While it may be a little more time until an iOS 10 or Android 5.3 upgrade, we can rest assured that the taco emoji is on its way.

Read more: It’s official: we’re getting a taco emoji from The Verge

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