WhatsApp Android Beta Gets new Emojis from iOS 10.2
The WhatsApp for Android beta has added support for new Unicode 9 emojis with the latest version 2.17.44. The emojis were earlier available for iOS 10.2 users, while Google rolled out the same in the Android 7.1 Nougat update. However, the emojis will be available for all Android users now, whether they have Android 7.1 Nougat running on their devices or not.
The Unicode 9.0 emojis include selfie, facepalm, shrug, pregnant woman, mother and son emoji; a father with two kids emoji, rainbow flag and more. There are gender diverse emojis such as woman detective, athlete, weight lifter, swimmer, surfer and more. Other interesting emojis include ROFL (rolling on the floor laughing), drooling face, clown face and lying face.You can join the WhatsApp beta program to become a beta tester in order to take advantage of all the latest features.