Last year, Emoji developers realized it might be a good idea to include people of color and gay people into the mix. Since then, we've also received less necessary, but still needed symbols of avocados, selfie arms, Harambe and gyros. But there's still room for improvement and Apple is addressing that in their new iOS 10 release, coming this fall.
The biggest change? The introduction of women who can do more than salsa dance, get married or get their hair did!